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Ed Boyden on Singularity 1 on 1: Let’s Bring Engineers into Studying the Brain Thumbnail

The first time I met Prof. Ed Boyden was at last year’s Global Future 2045 conference in New York. There I was highly impressed with Boyden’s impressive work in neuroscience in general and optogenetics in particular, as well as the profound implications it would have on our ability to understand [...]

Ramez Naam on Singularity 1 on 1: We Are The Ones Who Create The Future Thumbnail

This is the second time that I interview Ramez Naam for my Singularity 1 on 1 podcast. Last time we talked about Naam’s interesting background, professional experience and award-winning book More Than Human.  During our second conversation with Ramez we talk mainly about his novel Nexus: Mankind Gets an Upgrade. We [...]

Dharmendra Modha on How to Build a Brain-like Computer Thumbnail

Mapping the entire human brain one neuron at a time, discovering its complete functionality and then simulating it in a virtual environment is one of the major benchmarks on the way to the singularity. If successful it will have wide ranging implications for a variety fields from medicine and supercomputing [...]

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