Boing Boing | A beautiful, synapse-by-synapse tour of a brain
January 31, 2014
Boing Boing — January 31, 2014 | Maggie Koerth-Baker
The animation looks like driving down a highway and watching buildings on the roadside appearing, becoming larger, and then shrinking in the rearview. It also underlines a bit why I’m pretty skeptical of Ray Kurzweil’s singularity.
Or, at least, his estimations of how long it will take for scientists to understand our brains well enough that they could be replicated digitally. [...]