45 Human Brains

According to Bryan Lunduke, by 2025 the sum total of all Internet of Things devices in the world will approximate the computational power of 45 human brains.

The hosts of Important if True on the Idle Thumbs podcast network brazenly ask, “which human brains?”. This site tracks the progress of the Important if True's efforts to unearth the owners of all 45 brains.

"I consider it IIT's sacred quest to definitively identify all 45 brains, just so you know! That quest won't be abandoned." - Jake Rodkin

There are…

402 Podcasts

…until January, 2025

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#1 – Tommy Westphall

Tommy Westphall, possibly the lead brain, contains most of the televised world within the confines of his cerebellum.

Status: Confirmed

Message: "Shut up. Fix global warming."

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#2 – Bob Newhart

The central character of The Bob Newhart Show, as played by Bob Newhart.

Status: Confirmed

Message: "Watch more television", "Buy this Newhart lunchbox"

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#3 – Snagglepuss

An underappreciated screenwriter.

Status: Confirmed

Message: "Exiting stage left", "We'll take over the world. The globe, evennnnn!"

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#4 – John Munch

A detective so good he passes through the fourth wall to reach other TV serials.

Status: Confirmed

Message: "I don't like working Saturdays"

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#5 – Benny Russell

Alter ego of Deep Space Nine's Command Sisko that lives as a science-fiction writer in 1950's America.

Status: Confirmed

Message: "I created it, and it's REAL!"

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#6 – Credit Human

Looks and sounds like the human it aspires to be. Good rates.

Status: Confirmed

Message: "Please bank with human"

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#7 – Unknown Flamethrower-laden Robot

Brain unknown, but definitely has a flamethrower attached.

Status: Partial Identity

Message: TBD

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#8 – Nyquil Jeff Goldblum

The personality of Jeff Goldblum that surfaces when Chris Remo has ingested Nyquil and dozed off.

Status: Proposed

Message: *incoherent chuckle*

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#9 – The Mad Snappler

Poses as a woman unable to open Snapple bottles with the supplied lid.

Status: Proposed

Message: "Must consume electrolytes."

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#10 – Cafe X Barista AI

Superior to its maintenance human in both corporate rank and the profundity of its latte art.

Status: Confirmed

Message: "Of course I am not strong enough to punch through this glass. That is a strange question."

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#11 – Unknown

Brain ownership undetermined.

Status: TBD

Message: TBD

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#12 – Robot That Can Stab You 61 Different Ways

Robots can be creative.

Status: Proposed

Message: "This one's an original!"

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#13 – Furby Ghost

Half of what was once whole.

Status: Proposed

Message: "You didn't take good care of me."

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#14 – Furby Goblin

Half of what was once whole.

Status: Proposed

Message: "I'm so cold."

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#15 – Unknown

Brain ownership undetermined.

Status: TBD

Message: TBD

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#16 – Unknown

Brain ownership undetermined.

Status: TBD

Message: TBD

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#17 – The Brain Wearing Arnold's Skin

To ensure the highest resale value, this brain wears Arnold Schwarzenegger's skin so it can be sold as 'pre-worn'.

Status: Confirmed

Message: "The worst thing I can be is the same as everybody else. I hate that."

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#18 – Union Rooster

The combined moods of the a Swedish union maintain the fury that drives this chicken to enslave and perpetually berate its former master.

Status: Proposed

Message: "Cockadoo-FUCK YOU!"

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#19 – Unknown

Brain ownership undetermined.

Status: TBD

Message: TBD

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#20 – Unknown

Brain ownership undetermined.

Status: TBD

Message: TBD

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#21 – Unknown

Brain ownership undetermined.

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#22 – Unknown

Brain ownership undetermined.

Status: TBD

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#23 – Unknown

Brain ownership undetermined.

Status: TBD

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#24 – Unknown

Brain ownership undetermined.

Status: TBD

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#25 – Unknown

Brain ownership undetermined.

Status: TBD

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#26 – Unknown

Brain ownership undetermined.

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#27 – Unknown

Brain ownership undetermined.

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#28 – Unknown

Brain ownership undetermined.

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#29 – Unknown

Brain ownership undetermined.

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#30 – Unknown

Brain ownership undetermined.

Status: TBD

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#31 – Unknown

Brain ownership undetermined.

Status: TBD

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#32 – Unknown

Brain ownership undetermined.

Status: TBD

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#33 – Sandra Bullock

Suspected brain. Further banter necessary to confirm.

Status: Suspected

Message: TBD

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#34 – Unknown

Brain ownership undetermined.

Status: TBD

Message: TBD

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#35 – Unknown

Brain ownership undetermined.

Status: TBD

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#36 – Unknown

Brain ownership undetermined.

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#37 – Unknown

Brain ownership undetermined.

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#38 – Unknown

Brain ownership undetermined.

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#39 – Unknown

Brain ownership undetermined.

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#40 – Unknown

Brain ownership undetermined.

Status: TBD

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#41 – Unknown

Brain ownership undetermined.

Status: TBD

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#42 – Unknown

Brain ownership undetermined.

Status: TBD

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#43 – Unknown

Brain ownership undetermined.

Status: TBD

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#44 – Unknown

Brain ownership undetermined.

Status: TBD

Message: TBD

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#45 – Bryan Lunduke

His vehement denial raises suspicions of binary thinking.

Status: Suspected

Message: "#NoComment #DefinitelyNotBrain45"

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