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Tim Spalding on Twitter: "Has someone written a good (book-length?) primer on online virality—the theory, whys and why-nots?" https://twitter.com/librarythingtim/status/688069221247500288
Two books suggested:
http://www.amazon.com/Going-Viral-Karine-Nahon/dp/0745671292
http://www.amazon.com/Contagious-Why-Things-Catch-On/dp/1451686579


Do Baysian statistics, Kalman filters and convolutioal neural networks share underlying principles?

"adult C. elegans hermaphrodite has 302 neurons that belong to two distinct and independent nervous systems: a large somatic nervous system (282 neurons) and a small pharyngeal nervous system (20 neurons)."
Hermaphrodite - Nervous System - General Overview http://www.wormatlas.org/hermaphrodite/nervous/Neuroframeset.html

I've forgotten how a simple neural network works.

Pinoccio - Wireless microcontroller for web-enabled DIY projects. https://pinocc.io/

"The neural network of the worm Caenorhabditis elegans, the power grid of the western United States, and the collaboration graph of film actors are shown to be small-world networks. " Collective dynamics of /`small-world/' networks : Abstract : Nature http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/v393/n6684/abs/393440a0.html