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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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Neural Networks Science

How Do Neural Networks Grow Smarter?

Neurobiologists and computer scientists are trying to discover how neural networks become a brain. Will nature give us the answer, or is it all up to an artificial intelligence to work it out? Watch this talk from The Royal Institution to find out more.

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AI Interesting

Neuromorphic Computing

Computerphile presents Memristors, Artificial Synapses & Neomorphic Computing. Dr Phil Moriarty on the limitations of the Von Neumann architecture and what could be next.   Related Links: Phil’s blog post: https://muircheartblog.wpcomstaging.com/2020/09/10/i-remember-now   Von Neumann Architecture: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ml3-kVYLNr8  

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AI

Best Way to Understand the Mind is to Build It

Lex Fridman explains that the best way to understand the mind is to build it in the clip from the opening lecture of the MIT Deep Learning lecture series. Full video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0VH1Lim8gL8 Website: https://deeplearning.mit.edu This is a clip from the opening lecture of the MIT Deep Learning lecture series. Full video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0VH1Lim8gL8 Website: https://deeplearning.mit.edu

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Science

What Boosts / Shrinks Your Brain?

Ever since my concussion three years ago, I have been fascinated by the brain and how to nourish it. A major breakthrough in quantum tech allows us to see brain activity in far greater detail than ever before. Pindex examines the fascinating research going on this space.

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Maker Python

Brain Computer Interface with Python and OpenBCI for EEG data

sentdex shows us how to read EEG data in Python for the purposes of creating a brain computer interface with hopes of doing things like controlling characters in a game and hopefully much more!

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AI Science

Michio Kaku on How Feedback Loops Create Consciousness

Big Think has a fascinating interview with Dr. Michio Kaku. Dr. Michio Kaku is the co-founder of string field theory, and is one of the most widely recognized scientists in the world today. He has written 4 New York Times Best Sellers, is the science correspondent for CBS This Morning and has hosted numerous science […]

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AI Science

A Calculus for Brain Computation

Microsoft Research explores how the brains beget the mind. How do molecules, cells, and synapses effect reasoning, intelligence, language, science? Despite dazzling progress in experimental neuroscience we do not seem to be making progress in the overarching question — the gap is huge and a completely new approach seems to be required. As Richard Axel […]

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AI Science

Brain Development from Stem Cell to Organoid

In this episode of the AI Podcast, Lex Fridman interviews Paola Arlotta. Paola Arlotta is a professor of stem cell and regenerative biology at Harvard University. You could say that she studies “naturally intelligent” systems. Specifically, she is interested in understanding the molecular laws that govern the birth, differentiation and assembly of the human brain’s […]

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