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The digital mind : how science is redefining humanity

Author: Arlindo L Oliveira
Publisher: Cambridge, Massachusetts ; London, England : Cambridge University Press, 2017. ©2017
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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How developments in science and technology may enable the emergence of purely digital minds -- intelligent machines equal to or greater in power than the human brain.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Oliveira, Arlindo L.
Digital mind : how science is redefining humanity.
Cambridge, Massachusetts ; London, England : The MIT Press, ©2017
xxii, 317 pages
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Arlindo L Oliveira
ISBN: 9780262338394 0262338394
OCLC Number: 1001810434
Description: 1 online resource (341 pages) : illustrations
Contents: The Red Queen's race --
The exponential nature of technology --
From Maxwell to the Internet --
The universal machine --
The quest for intelligent machines --
Cells, bodies, and brains --
Biology meets computation --
How the brain works --
Understanding the brain --
Brains, minds, and machines --
Challenges and promises --
Speculations.
Responsibility: Arlindo Oliveira.

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How developments in science and technology may enable the emergence of purely digital minds -- intelligent machines equal to or greater in power than the human brain.

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