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The Forest of Neurons

(This posting was not part of the recent talk  ‘What I Know and Why I Know It’ but it serves as an extended introduction to part 3 of 3 of that talk, not yet uploaded.) Two major traditional concepts in the philosophy … Continue reading

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Talk: Intelligence and the Brain

What is ‘intelligence’? What is the brain actually doing? How is intelligence physically realised in the brain? Quite how the brain manages to achieve what it does remains elusive. It’s true that almost every day there are news stories that … Continue reading

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Not Just a Pack of Neurons

The Neuron Doctrine Francis Crick famously said ‘you’re nothing but a pack of neurons’ and there are numerous projects underway to recreate a ‘pack of neurons’ (the network of neural interconnections, called the ‘connectome’) in computers. For example: The ‘Blue … Continue reading

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