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A Human Brain, Living Inside A Computer
2012-11-30 10:13:05

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online [ Watch the Video: Spaun Brain Activity Only for Sample Tasks ] No matter how disturbing or even frightening as the thought may be, many scientists are working to unlock the mysteries of the human brain, create a model, and then place this model in a robot. Chris Eliasmith, a professor from Canada´s University of Waterloo, has been working to complete his own human model to think and perceive just as a human would....


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omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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