On Intelligence: How a New Understanding of the Brain will Lead to the Creation of Truly Intelligent Machines

On Intelligence: How a New Understanding of the Brain will Lead to the Creation of Truly Intelligent Machines

Sandra Blakeslee, Jeff Hawkins


From the inventor of the PalmPilot comes a brand new and compelling concept of intelligence, mind functionality, and the way forward for clever machines

Jeff Hawkins, the guy who created the PalmPilot, Treo clever cell, and different hand-held units, has reshaped our dating to desktops. Now he stands able to revolutionize either neuroscience and computing in a single stroke, with a brand new realizing of intelligence itself.

Hawkins develops a robust conception of the way the human mind works, explaining why pcs aren't clever and the way, in accordance with this new conception, we will ultimately construct clever machines.

The mind isn't a working laptop or computer, yet a reminiscence approach that shops reports in a manner that displays the real constitution of the area, remembering sequences of occasions and their nested relationships and making predictions in accordance with these stories. it's this memory-prediction method that types the root of intelligence, conception, creativity, or even consciousness.

In an enticing sort that might captivate audiences from the purely curious to the pro scientist, Hawkins exhibits how a transparent figuring out of ways the mind works will guarantee that us to construct clever machines, in silicon, that may exceed our human skill in miraculous ways.

Written with acclaimed technology author Sandra Blakeslee, On Intelligence delivers to totally transfigure the chances of the know-how age. it's a landmark publication in its scope and readability.

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