i think this is an admirable goal, obviously. and it’s cool that he wants to make this a long-term project. having said that, we’ve only been able to record from living fly brains in the past three years and have a pretty limited understanding of the most badass animal behaviors, let alone all the crazy crap we do. those model systems are models for a reason: they are easier/cheaper to study and can give us some basic intuition into how brains work. word to sickpapes.