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    Organic computing device created using four rat brains

    Duke University researchers used them for weather prediction and other tasks.
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    Re: Organic computing device created using four rat brains

    Rain prediction with 41 per cent accuracy
    The persistence method reaches almost double that and doesn't require any work, let alone wiring up rat brains....
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    Re: Organic computing device created using four rat brains

    And here was me thinking skynet was going to be the thing to finish us off.

    Still, how far will this go?

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    Re: Organic computing device created using four rat brains

    RATNET Cyborg Ratinator

    I will be back in hundreds of thousands

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    Re: Organic computing device created using four rat brains

    Saitek Cyborg RAT-4, I assume...?

    So they basically stuck some wires into some animals' brains to see if they could be networked?

    Can they not at least do this with volunteer humans?
    There are plenty of students and penniless candidates, who can give far more complex and comprehensive feedback than rats... and since you just KNOW this is where we're headed anyway, why not cut to the chase and leave animals out of it?

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    Re: Organic computing device created using four rat brains

    Quote Originally Posted by Ttaskmaster View Post
    and since you just KNOW this is where we're headed anyway, why not cut to the chase and leave animals out of it?
    Did anyone else's rat-memed brain misread that as "cut to the cheese"? ;o)

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    Re: Organic computing device created using four rat brains

    Its amaizing but they are just rats, and it isn't really that much of a calculation.

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    Re: Organic computing device created using four rat brains

    anyone thinking of that scene in the matrix?

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    Re: Organic computing device created using four rat brains

    Quote Originally Posted by ik9000 View Post
    anyone thinking of that scene in the matrix?
    Thinking of HHGTTG, myself...!

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