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Olfaction and The Artificial Unconscious

Olfaction and The Artificial Unconscious

In comparison to the human neo-cortex, olfaction is considered simple, a primitive affair. The smelling brain is overlooked in the light of such neurological virtuosities as abstract thought, or self-awareness.

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From the Human Brain to the Global Brain

From the Human Brain to the Global Brain

When we consider the matter of brain function augmentation, we take it for granted that the issue refers to the human brain as a distinct organ. However, as we live in a complex technological society, it is now becoming clear that the issue is much more complicated. Individual brains cannot simply be considered in isolation, and their function is no longer localized or contained within the cranium, as we now know tha...

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Video Friday: Bina 48 and Martine Rothblatt on Bloomberg Business

Video Friday: Bina 48 and Martine Rothblatt on Bloomberg Business

Martine Rothblatt, the highest paid female CEO in the U.S., founded and runs a biopharmaceutical company, United Therapeutics. She took home $38 million dollars in 2013. Now she's leading the way in artificial intelligence. Bloomberg's Olivia Sterns sat down with Dr. Rothblatt and her latest invention -- a robot.

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