'A fresh and sometimes startling viewpoint of the emerging relationship between nature and machines'
Danny Hillis, Wired
'A very good book about life's grand project after animals: machines At times ironically resigned to the notion of progress, at others enthused and engaged, it reads as though the poet Robert Frost had popped Ecstasy in the company of Alan Turing'
Simon Ings, New Scientist
'Brilliantly fuses the development of evolutionary theory and computing prophetic it could also be that with this challenging book, Dyson, like his heroes, is years ahead of his time'
Tom Standage, Daily Telegraph