The Discovery Institute’s “theory” of intelligent design is often the subject of dismissive laughter. You too, dear reader, have probably been contemptuous of their work. But how wrong you are!
We found two news items of which you were probably unaware. We’ll give you some excerpts from each, with bold font added by us for emphasis, and occasional Curmudgeonly interjections that look [like this]:
First, take a look at Plans for West Bridgford dementia care home extension revealed which appears at the website West Bridgford Wire, located in West Bridgford, of Nottinghamshire, England. They say:
Plans for an extension to Church Farm at Skylarks have been revealed. Nottingham’s Leonard Design Architects, is behind the design which proposes extensions to both the ground and first floor of the existing Church Farm at Skylarks home in West Bridgford. … Multiple elements of intelligent architecture, led by Leonard Design’s Becky Smith and driven by the innovative approach of ‘Church Farm Care’ owner Patrick Atkinson, will create a care environment that is supportive and nurturing to those with dementia.
Here comes the intelligent design:
Becky Smith, Leonard Design Architects’ dementia care expert, said: “The over 65s population is projected to increase by nearly 60% in the next 25 years so the development of more private care homes is essential. … By looking at the Dutch approach to care home design, specifically visiting first-hand the pioneering Hogeweyk ‘dementia village’ in the Netherlands, it’s clear there are real health benefits to intelligent design. [Ooooooooooooh!] It’s exciting that Nottingham may soon have an innovative and forward-thinking care home to give a different option to local people with dementia.”
There are real health benefits to intelligent design!
That’s enough from the first story. Next we have a press release: Cowry creates groundbreaking kitchen design app leveraging AI and Big Data to the advantage of the construction and renovation industry, which informs us:
AI and Big Data are the talk of the town since last year, but the construction and renovation industry has yet to see the benefits of these new technologies. The amount of data required to create intelligent design software [Ooooooooooooh!] has proven an obstacle to the implementation of AI technology to applications like home remodels. Most home renovation companies simply don’t have the resources to acquire enough data to successfully create smart design software. Until now.
Cowry Cabinets, a manufacturer and dealer of high-quality cabinetry, is launching an ingenious app that will allow users to shop for, design and purchase a kitchen all through one easy-to-use, smart AI platform. Cowry’s goal is simple: extend the benefits of AI and Big Data to the renovation industry, and in the process, provide its customers with an easier, more affordable way to design and build kitchens. The AI Kitchen Designer app delivers on this goal in three key ways:
Only the first of those interests us. Here it is:
Patented Advanced Intelligent Design Software – The design process is simplified to the extent that anybody from a first-time renovator to a no-nonsense contractor could download the app and design a kitchen in a matter of minutes. It’s as easy as entering your space measurements and selecting your cabinet and hardware styles. Cowry’s 3D rendering technology will use this information to instantly generate a visual representation of your kitchen design.
Impressive, huh? And remember — we found both of these items on the same day! So while you, in your smug, Darwinist way, laugh at the Discovery Institute and their “theory” of intelligent design, it’s time you opened you eyes. From homes for the demented to modern kitchen renovation, intelligent design is everywhere! The Discoveroids must be very proud.
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