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(New Scientist)   Computer powered by colony of blue-green algae has been running for six months now. Subby has programmed seaweed to dance using algae-rhythms   (newscientist.com) divider line
    More: Interesting, Cyanobacteria, Photosynthesis, Oxygen, Similar photosynthetic power generators, range of small devices, Christopher Howe, Blue-green algae, months of the experiment  
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2022-05-12 8:12:50 AM  
When it dries out will they call it the blue film of death?
 
2022-05-12 9:18:11 AM  
Will the Pleco fish be a bigger threat to them than a computer virus?
 
2022-05-12 9:25:32 AM  
I chortled subby.

/
I'm lichen what you're doing here
//I'll hold on for more
///Threes
 
2022-05-12 9:33:47 AM  
Geek tab HOTY candidate right there.  Well done subby!
 
2022-05-12 9:42:56 AM  
Did you feed the computer.? NO, I thought it was your turn.
 
2022-05-12 1:10:43 PM  
Remember the folks in Africa cementing-in clear bottles into their roofs to provide interior light? These could be adapted fairly easily, maybe even for a good chunk of evening darkness.
 
2022-05-12 7:28:25 PM  
Using a biological organism to generate electricity?  This is how we end up in the matrix, isn't it?
 
2022-05-12 11:13:35 PM  
But can it run Crysis
 
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