Out Of Control: The Rise Of Neo-biological Civilization

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A quest for the basic principals defining artificial evolution (what will be common in the next century). From the former editor of CoEvolution Quarterly/Whole Earth Review, the first phantasmagoric look, not just at the science of spontaneous self-organization, but actually into the phenomenon itself.

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In many ways, the 20th century has been the Age of Physics. Out of Control is an accessible and entertaining explanation of why the coming years will probably be the Age of Biology -- particularly evolution and ethology -- and what this will mean to most every aspect of our society. Kelly is an enthusiastic and well-informed guide who explains the promises and implications of this rapidly evolving revolution very well.

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Kevin Kelly is Executive Editor of Wired, the new bible of the techno-culture. Formerly Publisher and Editor of Whole Earth Review, he has been instrumental in helping launch a number of cultural innovations: The Hacker's Conference; Cyberthon; the first virtual-reality jamboree; and the WELL, model way station on the information superhighway.

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