Feliciano Guimarães

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Are Efforts at Total Brain Simulation Putting the Cart Before the Horse?

Since it was awarded a one billion euro, decade-long research grant last year, the Human Brain Project has been the center of extreme excitement and …

Superintelligent AI Could Wipe Out Humanity, If We're Not Ready for It

As Stephen Hawking said, “Success in creating AI would be the biggest event in human history. Unfortunately, it might also be the last."<p>Image: Shutterstock<p>Impending technological change tends to elicit a Janus-faced reaction in people: part awe, part creeping sense of anxiety and terror. During the …

OpenWorm: A Digital Organism In Your Browser

<b>UPDATE #5</b>: Why is a simulation of a worm so important?<p>Italiano Español Pусский Português Deutsch<p>Facebook | Twitter | G+ | Blog | Mailing List | …

Could you upload Johnny Depp's brain? Oxford Professor on Transcendence

Transcendence - "Promise of A.I." Featurette [HD]

Opinion

Letters to the Editor<p>On this day

"Her" And The Future Of Artificial Intelligence

Iven Mareels - Engineering, Cybernetics & Intelligent Technology

Building computer brains that can reason like humans

What if a computer chip could think – and react – just like a human? IBM’s Cognitive Computing Group believes such a breakthrough is just around the corner.<p>Computing has developed at an amazing pace over the last few decades, but even today’s computers are essentially glorified calculators, says Dr …

Quantum Computing

How Social Robotics is Revolutionising Therapy for Autistic Children - MIT Technology Review

One of the emerging applications of social robotics is in providing therapy for children with autism. Social robots are ideally suited to this task …

Why neuroinformatics?

J Craig Venter sequenced the human genome. Now he wants to convert DNA into a digital signal

J Craig Venter has been a molecular-biology pioneer for two decades. After developing expressed sequence tags in the 90s, he led the private effort …

Programming the Code: J. Craig Venter Talks Building DNA (And Organisms) From Scratch... And I Have Questions!

I saw J. Craig Venter -- Chairman, CEO, and Co-Chief Scientific Officer at Synthetic Genomics -- speak the other night at the opening of the Future in Review conference here in Laguna Beach, Calif. He was funny, self-deprecating, and mind-bending. In his talk, "From Reading to Writing the Genetic …

Tech Talkies

We’re a happy to presenting of web geeks & identify technologies and strategies to empower you which is come by research & collection of information. …

Startup Gets Computers to Read Faces, Seeks Purpose Beyond Ads - MIT Technology Review

Last year more than 1,000 people in four countries sat down and watched 115 television ads, such as one featuring anthropomorphized M&M candies …

Erlenmeyer flask

Poppy Humanoid<p>Poppy Humanoid is the flagship creature. It is aesthetic, modular, and parametric. From a single arm to the complete humanoid, this …

Artificial Intelligence

A Point of View: Will machines ever be able to think?

<b>The pursuit of artificial intelligence has long interested computer scientists, but will machines ever think for themselves, asks Lisa Jardine.</b><p>In the early 1950s, "machine intelligence" was a favourite topic among those who wanted to put the war years behind them and look forward to a sparkling …

Mathematics

How We'll Command The Future With Our Thoughts

The minds of man and machine suffer from a glaring disconnect: The inability to interface directly with one another. We have to use our hands, …

Google and NASA's Quantum Artificial Intelligence Lab

Emerging Technology, Computer, and Software Research

AI News and Innovations<p>Humans play an indispensable role in many modern AI-enabled services – not just as consumers of the service, but as the actual …

Does non-belief in free will make us better or worse?

Studies have shown that people who believe things happen randomly and not through our own choice often behave much worse than those who believe the opposite.<p>Are you reading this because you chose to? Or are you doing so as a result of forces beyond your control?<p>After thousands of years of …

Consciousness

Hawking predicts uploading the brain into a computer | Kurzweil

Professor Stephen Hawking has predicted that it could be possible to preserve a mind as powerful as his on a computer — but not with technology …

Singularity

Robotics for everyone: Henrique Foresti at TEDxUFPE