Homo Habilis


Homo Habilis

"Handy human." A direct ancestor leading to Homo erectus and eventually to Homo sapiens. Homo Habilis lived approximately 1.6 to 2 million years ago. Homo habilis hominids were different from previous hominids in their larger brain size, diet of both meat and plants, and creation and use of rudimentary tools.

Articles on KurzweilAI.net that refer to Homo Habilis

The Age of Spiritual Machines: Glossary By Ray Kurzweil
Cyber Sapiens By Chip Walter
The Age of Spiritual Machines: Timeline By Ray Kurzweil
Why Language Is All Thumbs By Chip Walter

Related Links

History of Man