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Author Kurzweil, Ray.

Title How to create a mind [Axis 360 electronic resource] : the secret of human thought revealed / Ray Kurzweil.

Imprint New York : Viking, 2012.
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Description 1 online resource (336 p.) : ill.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary Explores the limitless potential of reverse-engineering the human brain, outlining the controversial implications of increasing intelligence in order to address global problems while comparing emotional and moral intelligence and considering the origins of consciousness.
Contents Thought experiments on the world -- Thought experiments on thinking -- A model for the neocortex : the pattern recognition theory of mind -- The biological neocortex -- The old brain -- Transcendent abilities -- The biologically inspired digital neocortex -- The mind as computer -- Thought experiments on the mind -- The law of accelerating returns applied to the brain -- Objections.
Subject Brain -- Localization of functions.
Self-consciousness (Awareness)
Artificial intelligence.
Artificial intelligence
Brain -- Localization of functions
Self-consciousness (Awareness)
Genre Electronic books (Kindle)Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Added Author Baker & Taylor Axis 360
Other Form: Print version: Kurzweil, Ray. How to create a mind. New York : Viking, 2012 9780670025299 (DLC) 2012027185 (OCoLC)779263503
ISBN 1101601108 (electronic bk.)
9781101601105 (electronic bk.)
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