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 idea of intelligence, mind functionality, and the way forward for clever machines

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

Hawkins develops a strong idea of the way the human mind works, explaining why pcs aren't clever and the way, in response to this new concept, we will ultimately construct clever machines.

The mind isn't a working laptop or computer, yet a reminiscence approach that shops studies in a fashion that displays the real constitution of the area, remembering sequences of occasions and their nested relationships and making predictions in response to these stories. it truly is this memory-prediction method that kinds the root of intelligence, belief, creativity, or even consciousness.

In an interesting sort that would captivate audiences from the only curious to the pro scientist, Hawkins exhibits how a transparent realizing of ways the mind works will be sure that us to construct clever machines, in silicon, that would exceed our human skill in astounding ways.

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

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