Tuesday, March 13, 2007

Here and There and Everywhere

The blogosphere, where each blogger is like a neuron passing information on to the next neuron. Want to see something fascinating? Take a look at a map of the internet.

http://www.opte.org/maps/

See how they resemble neurons in the brain, passing information from one to the next?

Here are some images of neurons, courtesy of the IBM/EPFL Blue Brain Project:

http://domino.watson.ibm.com/comm/pr.nsf/pages/rsc.bluegene_cognitive.html

Phone lines, cables, dendrites? Bloggers, neurons? The Internet, one big brain?

3 comments:

Forgetful God said...

As Above so Below.
Just as the brain is a reflection of the interconnected consciousness (universe) the world is a reflection as well.

Alexander M said...

Wondrously Fascinating!

Thanks!!!

~ Alex

Puzzled Woeman said...

Forgetful God, that's an excellent relationship!

Alex, I'm glad you enjoyed! :)