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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.


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


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


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


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


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


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


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.


... or is bathing in them. ew.




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