30 Mar '13, 4am

Cat Fight Brews Over Cat Brain via @IEEESpectrum ht @NeuroPolarbear #hbp #ibm #neuroscience

You told me you would string this guy up by the toes the last time Mohda made his stupid statement about simulating the mouse's brain. I thought that having gone through Blue Brain so carefully, journalists would be able to recognize that what IBM reported is a scam - no where near a cat-scale brain simulation, but somehow they are totally deceived by these incredible statements. I am absolutely shocked at this announcement. Not because it is any kind of technical feat, but because of the mass deception of the public. 1. These are point neurons (missing 99.999% of the brain; no branches; no detailed ion channels; the simplest possible equation you can imagine to simulate a neuron, totally trivial synapses; and using the STDP learning rule I discovered in this way is also is a joke). 2. All these kinds of simulations are trivial and have been around for decades - simply cal...

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MAYBELLINE CAT EYE

ohsofickle.blogspot.com 30 Mar '13, 6am

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London Zoo puts your cat on the map - - Purrrfect plan to raise awareness about #endangered big cats

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mnn.com 29 Mar '13, 5pm

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(Karen Cheng) Shopbop Sales: Kitty Cat Studs! @karencheng #fashion #perth

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karencheng.com.au 30 Mar '13, 5am

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CES 2013: Flying a Helicopter With My Brain [Vi...

spectrum.ieee.org 30 Mar '13, 6am

I’ve tried out the Neurosky MindWave peripheral before . It’s a headband with EEG sensors that, paired with software, let’...

April Fool's or real life: jewelry made from ca...

ecouterre.com 01 Apr '13, 4pm

to transmute her kitties’ shed locks into earrings, a necklace, and a cocktail ring. Benjamin didn’t wait for her furry fr...

Nom Nom Cat (Video)

care2.com 30 Mar '13, 2pm

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Dog vs. Cat Diary

Dog vs. Cat Diary

care2.com 23 Mar '13, 8pm

This classic dog versus cat diary has been circulating the internet for years, maybe since the advent of internet humor. H...

IBM developing 'electronic blood' for cooling c...

eetimes.com 30 Mar '13, 11am

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[Post] Travel: Houtong / Cat Village (猫村):

xinyun.sg 31 Mar '13, 4am

It’s no surprise that I’ll jump at the chance to visit Houtong, when it’s advertised mostly as 猫村 / Cat Village of Taiwan....