Team UQ tackles the world, building machines out of bugs. 9th September.
Introduction from Akash (not Aakash). "Machines can be built from biological building blocks, aka 'BioBricks'."
Pres Ann leads Team UQ in MIT's prestigous annual international competition, iGEM.
Other team members are hiding in the doorway. "Don't be shy..."
Everyone is listening intently.
How not to build a machine out of bugs, obsolete technology #1.
Your 1960 memory bit features two Lee De Forest triodes wired in a flip-flop configuration.
How not to build a machine out of bugs, obsolete technology #2.
That's EIGHT kilobytes on just one core memory board.
How not to build a machine out of bugs, obsolete technology #3.
There are hundreds of feet of tape here, and every inch stores over six kilobytes.
Josh comes out of hiding.
Hyun Jae (aka other Josh).
Circuit for our biological machine.
Yeah, something like that.
The GM bacteria eat heavy metals, get fat, float to the surface and then start glowing.
blah... blah... blah... blah...
No... I'm serious!
That's FOUR times now.
Our favourite building. It isn't made out of bugs.