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wetware

(ˈwɛtwɛr)
n. the human brain. (Compared to computer hardware and software.) This isn’t a hardware problem; it’s a wetware problem.
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THE AGE OF THE DIAMOND AGE: COGNITIVE SIMULATIONS, HIVE WETWARES AND SOCIALIZED CYBERSPACES AS THE GIST OF POSTCYBERPUNK
So while Stahn Mooney is mockingly figured in Wetware as a clown detective, his father can be seen as someone who has literally turned himself into a clown-detective.
Ronald Potter-Efron; HEALING THE ANGRY BRAIN; Wetware Media (Nonfiction: Self-Help) 14.
Kittler, too, seems to sketch a bleak future in which we end up as decrepit bags of wetware enslaved by a thoroughly digitized environment.
The marriage of software and hardware that is needed to succeed with robotics puts heavy demands upon the wetware - that is, the brains - of some of the area's brightest students.
Suggestion number three: Hardware endurance should be considered subordinate to the holding capacity of the wetware operating it.
These proceedings of the 2006 conference includes all 122 papers presented as well as papers from all five guest speakers, covering such topics as intelligent wetware, robotics for legged machines, real world informatics environment systems, and the relationship between human motion analysis and robotic learning approaches.
They therefore investigate whether these outputs can be produced only by wetware (the physical composition of the brain) or whether they can be produced also by computer hardware.
The pilot blacks out, and the plane, still carrying his body, his fragile wetware, crashes.
Spafford's argument locates a very interesting question that forms the basis of many artificial forms, whether hardware, software, or wetware, that have been evolved or developed in laboratories across the world, namely, what indeed is AL's relation to biology or computer science, and in what way does it explain life?
Books with titles like True Names, Shockwave Rider, Neuromancer, Hard-wired, Wetware, and Mona Lisa Overdrive are shaping the realities of many would-be viral adepts.
Julie de Azevedo Hanks; THE ASSERTIVENESS GUIDE FOR WOMEN; Wetware Media (Nonfiction: Self-Help) ISBN: 9781626253377
America must deploy the full range of its wetware - human ingenuity and expertise - to ensure that such cyber threats are defeated every time.