Archives for February 23, 2008

More on (in critique of) ‘design’

Regarding the topic of design and in particular design, as a term in evolutionary biology, see “The “design” mistake” at Evolving Thoughts.

Life After Darwin Part 03

More Life After Darwin

Learning the Bash Shell

For the most part, computer operating systems all have a “shell.” When people talk about the “command line” … they are talking about the prompt in a shell. The concept of a shell, and the way we think of a shell today mostly stems from its implementation on Unix systems. A shell is a computer…

PZ Myers notes that Ken Miller is making a case for the term design in evolutionary biology. Miller simply claims that “design” comes from the usual, expected evolutionary processes (Natural Selection, etc.). PZ is not buying this bill of goods, and neither am I. One way to address this question might be to ask: “What…