Skip to comments.Computing with slime: Logical circuits built using living slime molds
Posted on 03/28/2014 1:31:40 PM PDT by 12th_Monkey
Summary: A future computer might be a lot slimier than the solid silicon devices we have today. Researchers have revealed details of logic units built using living slime molds, which might act as the building blocks for computing devices and sensors.
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Of course, such a computer has to be programs in Algol.
I added a hard drive to my computer the other day. When I took off the panel, it appears the computer itself has decided to become cutting edge.
Beg pardon, but there are two uses.
The first is in the White House.
Beg Pardon back at ya! There are hundreds upon hundreds of uses when you take in to account every elected Democrat nationwide! B^)
I used to have an Acer laptop. Computers that are built out of slime have already been invented. Trust me on that one.
Living Nano Particles that can in essence think and be made slaves to the evils of man ?
Ethics police needed here?
The picture looks like the slime is already growing on top of somebody’s head, maybe a White House head ?
LOL! I had one as a loner for a few days. Cheap Taiwanese junk.
I don’t think slime from him would grow anything logical, just mental.
I’m pro-life, but I gotta wonder if anything from him should be allowed to grow.
If you could get them to multiply, you literally could infect everything on earth and monitor and control it remotely. It would be a micromanaging bureaucrat’s wet dream.
They’d know if the wind blew your hat off your head instantly. There would be no escape, no freedom whatsoever for anyone.
Love the thinking........
Maybe we can counter with Ultra Conservative Super Slime !!!
Let us do the infecting
In his latest study, co-authored with Ramon Alonso-Sanz from the Polytechnic University Madrid, the mold (Physarum polycephalum) constructs an optimal transport system between oatflakes stacked on an agar plate, layed out as a map of cities in Spain and Portugal.
The research paper compares this living network with the road network built by the Romans 2,000 years ago. Remarkably, out of eleven major man-made routes, the slime mold recreated seven.
He’s a sick man
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