Re: BLUE GENE and confusion about flops and tops and whistles

From: Charles D Hixson (
Date: Wed Apr 05 2006 - 17:42:13 MDT

Because I'm a programmer, and I know how synchronizations work. Mind you, I
also believe I attended a talk where a neurologist was talking about the
structures of neural fibers, and some of the axons took a winding path so
that the signals would sync when they were evaluated...but I wouldn't have
believed that was significant without prior reason.

On Tuesday 04 April 2006 04:16 pm, Phillip Huggan wrote:
> Why do you think some neurons are nothing more than time delay loops?
> Which neurons?
> Charles D Hixson <> wrote: Still, some neural
> connections are pretty clearly time delay loops, and those can be done much
> more efficiently that by neural simulation. This implies that there exist
> other features that once we understand, we will be able to simulate without
> replicating all the circuitry.
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