Man As An Evolution Of The Machine

Man As An Evolution Of The Machine

Timothy Taylor's The Artificial Ape offers a new evolutionary theory about technology and humans.

Lisa Baldini
  • 14 september 2010

When we think about the evolution of technology, many offer a dystopian, bleak projection, whereby humans are controlled by machines. However, how would that view change if we chart the appearance of man as beginning with technology? This is the very premise that anthropologist and archaeologist Timothy Taylor explores in his book The Artificial Ape.

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