Brain Cells Get The Whole Picture

Ueli Rutishauser, at Caltech (California Institute of Technology) has arrived at an interesting finding. Brain cells or neurons can recognise whole faces, not their parts, enabling us to tell friends from strangers or a sad from a happy face. Sort of upsets the whole apple cart, doesn’t it? Current Biology quotes Rutishauser: “The finding really … Continue reading “Brain Cells Get The Whole Picture”

IBM Makes Fools of DARPA

In what is simply the most top-down example of delusion possible, IBM has snookered the Advanced Research Projects Agency DARPA of the Pentagon to pony up cash for another absurd ‘breakthrough’. In IBM unveils chips that mimic the human brain we learn of IBM‘s newest make believe. “IBM has unveiled a new experimental computer chip … Continue reading “IBM Makes Fools of DARPA”

But What Good Is It?

Very good question! It is probably the same question posed to early pioneers of electricity. There is not one specific applicable definition of electricity. (The link does have a very nice explanation of how confusing that term really is). As you are well aware, when a person first hears about something different, something so different … Continue reading “But What Good Is It?”

The Elias Project

Elias is the name given to the stealth project that will build the consciousness of the Internet. A computer program, spidering the web and learning. A human portal, searching and learning. An output channel, waiting for awareness. A voice of its own. Can it be done? Watch this space.

Memory Balance

The scales of justice are used to show the system of balance human life is faced with. Long-term memory processing forms long-term memory from the moment the brain is started, even at the two cell level. Long-term memory grows in young childhood with long-term not only in control, but the only thing known as memory … Continue reading “Memory Balance”