Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 22nd Apr 2009 17:14 UTC, submitted by orfanum
Geek stuff, sci-fi... A detailed simulation of a small region of a brain built molecule by molecule has been constructed and has recreated experimental results from real brains. The "Blue Brain" has been put in a virtual body, and observing it gives the first indications of the molecular and neural basis of thought and memory. Scaling the simulation to the human brain is only a matter of money, says the project's head. The work was presented at the European Future Technologies meeting in Prague.
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RE[2]: Uhm...
by ssa2204 on Wed 22nd Apr 2009 20:32 UTC in reply to "RE: Uhm..."
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On the internet, you never know who's on the other side of the keyboard... It could be a virtual brain using their virtual body to type on a virtual keyboard.

So in other words it will now be a virtual brain pretending to be a 50 year old guy pretending to be a 18 year old girl? Great, that's all I needed now ;)

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