Scientists create "most realistic artificial human brain yet" – and it can even pass simple IQ tests

Scientists create 'most realistic artificial human brain yet' that can count and even pass simple IQ reasoning tests Spaun (Semantic Pointer Architecture Unified Network), consists of 2.5 million simulated neurons and can perform eight different tasksTasks range from copy drawing to counting, to question answering and fluid reasoning.

Boom in number of drivers aged over 70 as "baby-boomers" retire – and they"re as safe as youngsters!

Boom in number of drivers aged over 70 as 'baby-boomers' retire – and they're as safe as youngsters! By Ray Massey PUBLISHED: 00:25 GMT, 30 November 2012 | UPDATED: 07:41 GMT, 30 November 2012 The number of older drivers will soar to record levels as the post-war 'baby-boom' generation reaches retirement, according to a report published yesterday. By 2032 the number aged over 70 will have risen to 5.8million, and the total will include almost two million over 80, it says

Pong is FORTY: Classic that launched the multi-billion dollar video games industry celebrates anniversary this week

It's a long way from Call of Duty! How the multi-billion pound video games industry began 40 years ago with table tennis in black and white Classic video game was the first release by Atari in 1972They were later sued after another company claimed it stole their idea | UPDATED: 00:07 GMT, 27 November 2012 Now here's an anniversary to make you feel old. Pong is 40 this week. The classic video game, one of the first to reach mainstream popularity, was officially released on November 29, 1972 – 40 years ago this Thursday.