Documenting the Coming Singularity

Sunday, August 22, 2010

Blue Brain - The quest to build a brain in silicon (Video)

I am fascinated by my brain. Not mine in particular, but the human brain. Human brains seem to be the most complex things we know of, and are thus devilishly difficult to understand, but it is possible that a complete copy of a human brain may be built in a silicon substrate in the next ten years. What follows is a brief description of the Blue Brain project, reported for the WSJ by Gautam Naik.

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