Saturday, 14 July 2007

Simulating even a mouse brain takes a lot of hardware!

This is an interesting article about future technologies (the 'soap' mouse is particularly intriguing!), but this item about neurological computers is interesting because it has some stats about the hardware required to simulate a mouse's neural cortex. Makes one realise how far we have to go in this regard.

Wednesday, 11 July 2007

Cyber wars evolving

I actually find the measures and countermeasures of online security fascinating. Not (just) because of the geeky aspects, but because it is so fast-moving and innovative.This article (The Register) captures some of the craziness going on under at least 50 million of our noses.

Oh, to be able to convey such incredible machinations to joe public in a compelling, exciting way...