on speech recognition

http://www.sciam.com/podcast/episode.cfm?id=thinking-of-human-as-machine-09-02-24 This is the first idea about speech recognition that sounded right in a long time. The idea is to…


neurons on silicon

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/scotland/edinburgh_and_east/7867724.stm Edinburgh University has developed a technique, which allows neurons to grow in fine, detailed patterns on the surface of tiny computer chips. Cool stuff. I mean it’s really just…Continue Reading →

bot-mediated reality

http://blog.longnow.org/2008/08/19/daniel-suarez-daemon-bot-mediated-reality/ http://fora.tv/media/rss/Long_Now_Podcasts/podcast-2008-08-08-suarez.mp3 I picked this up from a friend because it referred to botnets and I ostensibly do research about…