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How Intelligence Evolved | A 600 million year story

This video from Art of the Problem follows the evolution of intelligence, from the simple nerve nets to the complex neural networks in humans that enable consciousness, learning, and imagination.

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Science

Why Reality is a Hallucination.

There have always been hints that the brain wasn’t evolved to track objective reality, but a new, incredibly popular theory in neuroscience takes everything one step further. Not only is your brain not built for reality, you’ve never even experienced it. Noted Science Zaddy Kyle Hill explains “predictive processing.”  

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AI

10 AI Predictions for 2024

This video is from David Shapiro provides his top 10 predictions for AI in the new year.

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AI Large Language Models

Can Language Models Understand Time and Space

This video is from 4IR with David Shapiro. Papers referenced: Language Models Represent Space and Time – https://arxiv.org/abs/2310.02207v1 Beyond Surface Statistics: Scene Representations in a Latent Diffusion Model – https://arxiv.org/abs/2306.05720 Emergent World Representations: Exploring a Sequence Model Trained on a Synthetic Task – https://arxiv.org/abs/2210.13382 Unveiling Theory of Mind in Large Language Models: A Parallel to […]

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Future Science

A Powerful New Neurotech Tool for Augmenting Your Mind | Conor Russomanno | TED

In an astonishing TED talk and tech demo, neurotechnologist Conor Russomanno shares his work building brain-computer interfaces that could enable us to control the external world with our minds. He discusses the quickly advancing possibilities of this field — including the promise of a “closed-loop system” that could both record and stimulate brain activity — […]

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Science

How Your Brain Organizes Information

Artem Kirsanov is a computational neuroscience student and researcher. In this video he talks about cognitive maps – internal models of outside world that the brain to generate flexible behavior that is generalized across contexts.

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Future

Are brain implants the future of computing?

Imagine brain implants that let you control devices by thought alone—or let computers read your mind. It’s early days, but research into this technology is well under way.

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Interesting

Hacker and Neuroscientist Moran Cerf on Impact Theory

From robbing banks to earning a PhD in neuroscience, former hacker Moran Cerf has unique perspective on what makes people tick. In this episode of Impact Theory with Tom Bilyeu, Moran explains the brain science of how self-narrative determines our reality. Moran is a fascinating blend of a wide variety of disciplines, and this diversity […]

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Science

How Do Brains Count?

Professor Brian Butterworth is a neuroscientist who specialises in numbers and mathematics. More from this interview at https://youtu.be/FCS4b3OjVJM

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