However, with only such a single ring of neurons, they are able to move around my aquarium, find a location that they can get the most food, and capture any live prey that gets too close.
As a software engineer for over 35 years now, my highest goal is to teach a stupid computer how to think as smart as an anemone!
With today's complex computers and multiple megabytes of RAM, why has it been so darn difficult to create a computer as smart as an anemone?
Because C++ is too lame for the job?
Most machine language programmers have died or gone onto the happy land of bits, just when the tools are there to let them do what they could not do 30 years ago?
Could it be a big conspiracy by intel to keep you on P4's forever?
Because Steve Jobs worked on the stupid iPhone instead of something useful for things other than listening to music?