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Neurons and Silicon Are Talking To Each Other: Mostly About The Weather, I Suppose…

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Daniel Andrlik
Daniel Andrlik
Daniel Andrlik lives in the suburbs of Philadelphia. By day he manages product teams. The rest of the time he is a podcast host and producer, writer of speculative fiction, a rabid reader, and a programmer.


A group of scientists in Europe have developed a functional interface between mammalian neurons and silicon chips. This is a big deal as it means we may soon be able to use this technology to monitor and diminish neurological disorders. It also may be a huge step forward for developing a biological based CPU. But I know what this is all really about:


Powerful cyborgs, powered with super-strong artificial muscles, and all-seeing glowing red eyes. I for one, welcome our new cybernetic overlords, and hope that I will avoid placement within the heat mines, which are assurance of slow death.

Good night.


Quick Post: People Search For The Darndest Things
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I was just perusing some of my Statcounter data when I came across this search string a Canadian used to find my site. It’s far from the most bizarre thing I’ve seen in my search results, but it is notable for its specificity.
Django Rocks My World
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So as I mentioned before I’ve been learning Python, and it has been a lot of fun. It says something that I can spend all day at work writing code, only getting up from the computer to scavenge the vending machines, but when the end of the day comes I find myself rushing home so that I can pick up where I left off in my Python lesson plan.
Happy Birthday Interwebs…
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The World Wide Web turned 15 yesterday. Still one more year before it can get a driver’s license. :) Wikipedia Entry on the World Wide Web