[ExI] Blue Brain Project.

Natasha Vita-More natasha at natasha.cc
Thu Feb 11 17:29:54 UTC 2010

Yes.  This is from a month or so ago:


I think he explains what he is up to in this show.

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On 2/8/2010 2:25 PM, John Clark quoted:

> "Once the team is able to model a complete rat brain-that should 
> happen in the next two years-Markram will download the simulation into 
> a robotic rat, so that the brain has a body. He's already talking to a 
> Japanese company about constructing the mechanical animal.

A decade or more ago, Hugo de Garis was promising a robot CAM-brain
puddytat. He lost several sponsors along the way. Anyone know if he's doing
anything along those lines today? (No, I've never heard of Google--how does
that work? His own site informs us excitedly of things due to happen in 2006
and 2007...)

Damien Broderick

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