Re: Lilliputian Posthumians
Fri, 23 Oct 1998 02:31:09 -0700 (PDT)

John Clark [] wrote:
>Signals in our brain travel at about 100 meter a second, light is
>300,000 times faster, so signals in a super brain 60 miles
>across would take the same time to cross from one end to
>another as those in a human brain. 60 miles is not Jupiter
>size but it's not exactly small either.

Hmm, but how useful is a 60-mile brain which can only think at the same speed as a human against microscopic posthumans who can think much faster? Or are we assuming they're running at human speeds too?