on artificial eyes

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/health/7919645.stm The BBC posted this article describing a 73-year-old man who has been blind for nearly 30 years and is getting his sight back—or something that vaguely resembles sight and…Continue Reading →

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…