martin · 2701 days ago · link · · parent · post: The Ghost in the Machine: Unraveling the Mystery of Consciousness
Somehow it seems inappropriately-appropriate that "falling in love, having an orgasm and dealing with money" all light up the same part of the brain when shown on an MRI.
martin · 2719 days ago · link · · parent · post: Computers' Reasoning Skills to Equal Humans by 2029, Says Ray Kurzweil
Can't read the whole thing unless you subscribe to WSJ. Here is Kurzweil talking with Bloomberg about artificial intelligence and the future if you're interested
martin · 2720 days ago · link · · parent · post: NYPD clearing Zuccotti Park--BLOCKING ALL MEDIA ACCESS
Come back OWS! What are they up to right now? I miss them being a part of the national dialog. I hope they up their presence as the election approaches.