The Brain is Not Computable

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A leading neuroscientist says Kurzweil’s Singularity isn’t going to happen. Instead, humans will assimilate machines.

It’s always me disagreeing with the naysayers, I know, but hasn’t someone said that all we need to compute these “nonlinear interactions among billions of cells” is new math?  That’s all. Looking at you, computational scientists. Chop, chop.

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    interesting read
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    Thank GAWD, the idea of virtual mortality freaks me the fuck out.
  16. beenposh said: Quick, somebody make a reverse Terminator movie! “Come with me if you want to compute!”
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    What’s the difference?