The Cat Brain Cliff Notes

Modha is working on SyNAPSE, a project that couldn't be more different. With SyNAPSE, DARPA wants to create electronics that take a page out of the brain's book. The stated purpose is to "investigate innovative approaches that enable revolutionary advances in neuromorphic electronic devices that are scalable to biological levels.

At IEEE Spectrum, via Mind Hacks

A very clear and straightforward discussion of the "Scientists have simulated a cat brain!" "Did not!" "Did too!" kerfuffle of the last week or two

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