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Brain, Computing & Evolution

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Henry Markram builds a brain in a supercomputer. Jeff Hawkins on how brain science will change computing. Episodes - Brain Science Podcast. Michael Merzenich on re-wiring the brain. Pawan Sinha on how brains learn to see. Kwabena Boahen on a computer that works like the brain. The Singularity is Far: A Neuroscientist's View. David J.

The Singularity is Far: A Neuroscientist's View

Linden is the author of a new book,The Compass of Pleasure: How Our Brains Make Fatty Foods, Orgasm, Exercise, Marijuana, Generosity, Vodka, Learning, and Gambling Feel So Good. He is a professor of neuroscience at The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and Chief Editor of the Journal of Neurophysiology. Ray Kurzweil, the prominent inventor and futurist, can't wait to get nanobots into his brain. In his view, these devices will be equipped with a variety of sensors and stimulators and will communicate wirelessly with computers outside of the body.