Hacker Newsnew | comments | ask | jobs | submitlogin
rbanffy 614 days ago | link | parent

The kind of flight demonstrated is routinely done by flies with smaller brains.


tzs 614 days ago | link

Fruit flies have about 100k neurons, according to Wikipedia.

-----

rbanffy 614 days ago | link

Amazing. This puts the F-22 pilot between a fruit fly and a sea slug.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_animals_by_number_of_ne...

But that's unfair. F-22's don't have to reproduce.

-----

lloeki 613 days ago | link

Every time I see a Wikipedia list such as this I can't help to marvel at the extent at which people contribute.

Yet as a developer I still have the uneerie feeling that all this data ought to be in a database and such a page content should be autogenerated with a single query.

-----




Lists | RSS | Bookmarklet | Guidelines | FAQ | DMCA | News News | Feature Requests | Bugs | Y Combinator | Apply | Library

Search: