March 1, 2013
AudioFile — March 2013
The futurist and computer pioneer Ray Kurzweil says that understanding how human brains process information will allow powerful computers to think like we do and address some of humankind’s greatest challenges.
He explains higher-level thinking as being organized in pattern-recognizing neuron clusters that are wired together in hierarchical layers in the cortex. These layers use broad categories to sort diverse data and thus create a system… read more