Tagged: human brain

Upload my brain? - Ariadne

Robert Hickson Mar 01, 2012

Another self-made man (and it always seems to be men) is throwing money at digitizing the mind. Dmitry Itskov, a young media entrepreneur, has announced he  is recruiting a team of scientists to, within the next decade no less, transplant human consciousness into a robot. After that it will, he hopes, be a short step to downloading minds so we can … Read More

TOSP Episode 19: January 30th 2012 - The Sciblogs Podcast

Aimee Whitcroft Jan 31, 2012

Greetings, podcast audience of ours! This week’s podcast was supposed to be slightly shorter than usual, but then Elf and aimee got into a Discussion or two. There may have been some slight ranting 🙂 We cover the human brain connectome (peeeerdy), awesome urchin-like nanospheres, a NZ critter app, the world’s first iridescent mammal, a medical/bioinformative challenge, science … Read More

Human Evolution and the Organ of Mind - Open Parachute

Ken Perrott Sep 17, 2010

Book Review: The Lives of the Brain: Human Evolution and the Organ of Mind by John S. Allen Price: US$32.04; NZ$79.97 Hardcover: 352 pages Publisher: Belknap Press of Harvard University Press (October 30, 2009) Language: English ISBN-10: 0674035348 ISBN-13: 978-0674035348 … Continue reading → … Read More