Wednesday, March 28, 2007


Score one for Ray Kurzweil with Growing a Brain in Switzerland (Spiegel): A network of artificial nerves is growing in a Swiss supercomputer -- meant to simulate a natural brain, cell-for-cell. The researchers at work on "Blue Brain" promise new insights into the sources of human consciousness.

Falling flash memory prices are changing the dynamics of storage technology. (Oh, what I wouldn't give for a fast, silent drive.) Samsung announces plans to ship a 64 GB solid-state "drive."

Oh, man, Kermit is Hurt. (Edward Champion)

Apple TV is out of the gate. The hacking begins. Ars Technica reviews.

Folks have been likin' this backwards video by Mute Math. (ht: Several and sundry)


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