bio includes all geometric morphological components, whether animated by automatic processes or controlled interactively, or anything in-between.
this eliminates the distinction between “simulated a-life beings” and UI “widgets”, forming a spectrum in which a system, as a unified continuous and connected entity can be aware of itself.
operators (humans or software agents) embody various instanced virtual agents for interaction
- sensors (inputs)
- motors (outputs)
- signal connectors and routers
- signal transducers and filters
- object generators (genotypes)