Since the Big Bang, the universe has been continuously transforming. In the here and now, however, biological evolution seems to be falling behind technology. Some claim that technology will bring about an entirely new era of evolution, but what does this mean for our future?
The common theme running through most definitions of evolution is that it is a “gradual” change. Even though the change may be gradual, it has brought into existence a world of astounding things – the appearance of life and the conscious mind, and of course technology, the power of which now exceeds the power of those who created it: us.