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The Resource How to create a mind : the secret of human thought revealed, Ray Kurzweil

How to create a mind : the secret of human thought revealed, Ray Kurzweil

Label
How to create a mind : the secret of human thought revealed
Title
How to create a mind
Title remainder
the secret of human thought revealed
Statement of responsibility
Ray Kurzweil
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
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
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Kurzweil, Ray
Dewey number
612.8/2
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QP385
LC item number
.K87 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Brain
  • Self-consciousness (Awareness)
  • Artificial intelligence
Label
How to create a mind : the secret of human thought revealed, Ray Kurzweil
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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
Control code
ocn779263503
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
336 p.
Isbn
9780670025299
Lccn
2012027185
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)779263503
Label
How to create a mind : the secret of human thought revealed, Ray Kurzweil
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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
Control code
ocn779263503
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
336 p.
Isbn
9780670025299
Lccn
2012027185
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)779263503

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