This idea is part of the A Dollar Worth of Ideas series, with potential open source, research or data science projects or contributions for people to pursue. I would be interested in mentoring some of them. Just contact me for details.
This is related a little bit to the seminar I'm teaching. The idea is to take a C. elegans connectome and re-use it to do something beyond moving a robot.
This might be possible by finding neurons that behave as time-delayed elements.