It means developing a machine (which could, for all purposes, be a
computer program) that essentially simulates the functioning of a human
brain. It would, of course, require a highly detailed understanding of same.
"Robert Gurk" <bob.g at gmx.de> wrote in message
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> zbird wrote:
>> > Ray Kurzweil has said that we will have reverse engineered
> > the brain within 30 years. He said that a grand project is
> > underway comparable to the Human Genome Project, and that
> > it is a lot farther along than most people think. However,
> > he did not give any references or info on how to gather
> > more information. Anyone know more about this?
>>> Mr. Kurzweil is blessed with the ability to see the future. The
> rest of us, however, will have to wait 30 years and see. Of
> course, instead of just waiting, we may aswell get to work and
> try to "reverse engineer" the brain, whatever that means.