Public Debate on Complexity and Evolution

On evening of 9th July 2007, the Genetic and Evolutionary Computation keynote event was held at Londonís Natural History Museum. Featuring Richard Dawkins, Steve Jones, Lewis Wolpert and chaired by Peter Bentley, a discussion on evolution and complexity took place in front of an audience of 600 people. On this page you can listen to the discussion and take a look at some of the photos of the event.

The Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference (GECCO) was held at University College London from 7-11 July 2007. The debate was sponsored by the Science Department of the Natural History Museum and Honda Research Institute Europe.

 

Download evolution discussion mp3 file (48Mb)

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Or open iTunes, click on Advanced, Open Stream, and paste this link to start an automatic download for your iPod: http://www.cs.ucl.ac.uk/staff/p.bentley/evodebate.xml

 

Quicktime movie .MOV (385x288) of the debate is now available as a torrent for download:

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Full resolution movie .ASF (784x576) of the debate is now available as a torrent for download:

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Recording by Dobson Sound. Photos are courtesy of Miki Shaw and Kumara Sastry.