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Kevin Warwick has a more up to date version of this controlling a robot in his lab at Reading Uni - http://spectrum.ieee.org/automaton/biomedical/bionics/rat-br...

Presumably someone, somewhere has a bathtub of human neurons and is probably using them to try and predict the stock exchange.




> Presumably someone, somewhere has a bathtub of human neurons and is probably using them to try and predict the stock exchange.

That's nothing. I've seen -- with my own eyes -- places where they have entire office floors or even buildings full of whole human bodies stationed trying to do the same thing.

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Yes, but the bathtub doesn't demand coke at lapdancing clubs anywhere near as often.

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I usually immediately down vote reddit style comments like this, but I just laughed coffee out my nostrils.

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Ah, good point! I bet this lady has one of those tubs of myelin: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-2025069/Joan-Ginth...

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It's the daily mail. The correlation of its stories with reality is exactly 0.

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Nah dude, this one did happen. Google 'Joan Ginther', it's been written about everywhere.

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Perhaps they were trying to prove she cures cancer, and accidentally wrote something vaguely accurate instead.

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I know it's bad form to comment rather than just upvote, but I wanted you to know I'm still laughing with that remark.

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... or is bathing in them. ew.

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