Brain Powering

via Daniel Florien comes this fascinating account of the human brain and the energy required to run it: According to Kwabena Boahen, a computer scientist at Stanford University, a robot with a processor as smart as the human brain would require at least 10 megawatts to operate. That’s the amount of energy produced by a [Read More...]

Disorderly Genius: How Chaos Drives The Brain

A really fascinating video: For more read the New Scientist article here and also take a listen to the last fascinating third of this episode of Radiolab on stochasticity. Your Thoughts? [Read more...]

The Evolution Of The Brain

An astounding natural process explained in fascinating detail: This video is the latest of 7.  Click here to watch the entire series on origins,  from the beginning. Your Thoughts? [Read more...]


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