under the microscope

Computer chip with built-in human brain tissue.

“Last year, Monash University scientists created the “DishBrain” – a semi-biological computer chip with some 800,000 human and mouse brain cells lab-grown into its electrodes. Demonstrating something like sentience, it learned to play Pong within five minutes.” ~ learn more

fun facts

Do you like 1990s computer interfaces?

“If you are a fan of websites, web apps and portfolios which resemble desktop graphical user interfaces here is a curated list.” Try the random button on top. | learn more

big ideas

AI pioneer says we need to start over. 

Geoffrey Hinton, pioneer of the back-propagation method of training computers, “says his breakthrough method should be dispensed with, and a new path to AI found.” | learn more