Sunday, March 30, 2014

An AI that mimics our neocortex is taking on the neural networks – and this is how it'll do it

Published by TheRegister on 29/03/14

Jeff Hawkins has bet his reputation, fortune, and entire intellectual life on one idea: that he understands the brain well enough to create machines with an intelligence we recognize as our own.
If his bet is correct, the Palm Pilot inventor will father a new technology, one that becomes the crucible in which a general artificial intelligence is one day forged. If his bet is wrong, then Hawkins will have wasted his life. At 56 years old that might sting a little. Click here for more...