Flying Cars vs. Self-Driving Cars: How Science Fiction Becomes Reality By a Carboncopies Volunteer It’s official: self-driving cars have arrived. They may not be as fully autonomous as Elon Musk has said they’d be – yet – but news stories about drivers sleeping behind the wheel are more common than autonomous vehicle accidents. Flying cars, […]
Numenta Numenta is trying to trying to create artificial intelligence by applying insights about how the brain works. Their plan: reverse engineer the neocortex. Numenta publishes theories that help advance this mission, but in the short term, they license their technology for commercial applications. The group is led by CEO & Co-Founder Donna Dubinsky and […]
BrainGate An overview of the informative research hub and company One day we may be able to control computers with our minds. This is the concept that drives researchers at BrainGate.org. They are dedicated to making brain-computer interfaces (BCIs) possible and have been working tirelessly to that end since their first experiments in 2002 at […]
The OpenCog Foundation Open-source Software for Artificial General Intelligence What if there was a way to combine narrow AI systems to create Artificial General Intelligence? If the brain could be defined by a set amount of complex functions and algorithms, would we be able to create AGI once we write them all in code? These […]
Comics for Curious People xkcd.com has been home to hilarious comics for years and is a hub for all things Randall Monroe. After obtaining a degree in physics, and working on robots for NASA, Randall has made quite a career for himself by writing books to entertain the scientifically inclined. He has published a few […]
Future Science Project An Interview with Randal Koene The above video was created by Mika Mautner, a student and researcher for Carboncopies. It features an interview with Randal Koene who describes the current state of neuroscience as it relates to Whole Brain Emulation or mind uploading.
FREE to all at https://carboncopies.org/livestream On Sunday, January 28, 2018, the 501(c)(3) nonprofit Carboncopies is hosting a public workshop on whole brain emulation and mind uploading. Attendance online or in person is free of charge. The workshop is designed to both introduce whole brain emulation and the Carboncopies organization as well as provide an update […]
Carboncopies attended the Future of Neurotechnology With Kernel: Human Intelligence + Artificial Intelligence open discussion with Bryan Johnson and David Eagleman. A picture at our annual Whole Brain Emulation dinner in San Diego. Randal and Jevon after the Kernel discussion.