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Archive for the ‘Neuro’ Category

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April 24, 2014

                http://www.consciousness.arizona.edu/ 2014 - Toward a Science of Consciousness  The Tucson Conference  -  20th Anniversary   The 20th Anniversary of the Tucson Consciousness conference is an ongoing event in Arizona this week that features a plenary on mind uploading including both Kenneth Hayworth and H+ board chair Natasha Vita-More This […]

April 24, 2014

Uploading the content of one's mind, including one's personality, memories and emotions, into a computer may one day be possible, but it won't transfer our biological consciousness and won't make us immortal.

March 21, 2014

  Published on Mar 17, 2014 See http://nemaload.davidad.org/ http://www.33rdsquare.com/2013/02/dav... Also see talk at H+ @San Fran: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rmHy1_...‎ Interview conducted in Oxford, UK - Dec 2012. Thanks to David Dalrymple for the interview, as well as Open Worm and Open Source Brain for some of the b-roll Open Worm: http://www.openworm.org Open Source Brain: http://www.opensourcebrain.org Subscribe to this Channel:http://youtube.com/subscription_cente... Science, Technology & […]

March 20, 2014

The network of neurons in our brains somehow grants us the conscious ability to learn and grow, so the pattern itself is self-optimizing.

January 23, 2014

The Hollywood cliché is that artificial intelligence will take over the world. Could this cliché soon become scientific reality, as AI matches then surpasses human intelligence?

January 14, 2014

How close are we to real workable electronic telepathy?

December 17, 2013

Suppose it were possible to build an artificial brain which was, essentially, a copy of an existing brain. Yours, for example. If consciousness is reducible to the form and functions of the brain (to put it another way, if consciousness is what the brain does) then the artificial brain would likewise generate consciousness. But now the question arises: Just whose consciousness is it?

November 15, 2013

Bioengineers, Todd Coleman of the University of California, San Diego, and José del R. Millán of the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne, Switzerland, discuss the latest in neurotechnology and what’s next for this field.

August 22, 2013

Einstein famously said that imagination is more important than knowledge – but there’s more to it.

July 29, 2013

I found this book by accident, when somebody on Facebook happened to share a link to its Amazon page. I was intrigued to read the title, and even more intrigued to read the Amazon blurb.

Ben Goertzel and Hugo de Garis
January 18th, 2011

Ben Goertzel converses with Hugo de Garis on his transhumanist argument for the reality of a Creator.

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