Institute for Ethics and Emerging Technologies


The IEET is a 501(c)3 non-profit, tax-exempt organization registered in the State of Connecticut in the United States. Please give as you are able, and help support our work for a brighter future.


Search the IEET
Subscribe and Contribute to:


Technoprogressive? BioConservative? Huh?
Quick overview of biopolitical points of view




whats new at ieet

A robot that runs and swims like a salamander

Top Three Strategies for Avoiding an Existential Risk

The Cosmos and the Brain - a Great Week for Science

Phil Torres publishes book on Existential Risks

Riccardo Campa will be speaking at Vienna conference

Stefan Sorgner interviewed by Deutschlandradio Kultur


ieet books

Keywords for Environmental Studies
Author
eds. Joni Adamson, William A. Gleason, David N. Pellow


comments

almostvoid on 'Daniel Dennett: In Defense of Robotic Consciousness' (Feb 13, 2016)

almostvoid on 'The Super-Shulgin Academy: A Singularity I Can Believe In' (Feb 13, 2016)

almostvoid on 'How Science Can Make Us Immortal' (Feb 13, 2016)

DidierC on 'Radical Life Extension can be Developed Quickly for the Mainstream: Interview with Didier Coeurnelle' (Feb 11, 2016)

spud100 on 'The Super-Shulgin Academy: A Singularity I Can Believe In' (Feb 11, 2016)

randomname on '"McMindfulness": is Buddhism contaminated by capitalism?" - interview with Terry Hyland' (Feb 10, 2016)

Giulio Prisco on 'The Small Mammal Brain Preservation Prize Has Been Won' (Feb 10, 2016)







Subscribe to IEET News Lists

Daily News Feed

Longevity Dividend List

Catastrophic Risks List

Biopolitics of Popular Culture List

Technoprogressive List

Trans-Spirit List



JET

Enframing the Flesh: Heidegger, Transhumanism, and the Body as “Standing Reserve”

Moral Enhancement and Political Realism

Intelligent Technologies and Lost Life

Hottest Articles of the Last Month


Basic Income Guarantee will allow us to move up the Maslow Pyramid - interview with Gerd Leonhard
Feb 7, 2016
(13419) Hits
(0) Comments

Becoming the First Transhuman: A Call For The Right Stuff
Jan 17, 2016
(7494) Hits
(2) Comments

“McMindfulness”: is Buddhism contaminated by capitalism?” - interview with Terry Hyland
Feb 6, 2016
(6740) Hits
(3) Comments

The one percent discovers transhumanism: Davos 2016
Feb 6, 2016
(6079) Hits
(1) Comments



Comment on this entry

New Computer Programming Language Imitates The Human Brain


George Dvorsky


io9

August 25, 2013

As we pointed out earlier this week, we’re still far from being able to replicate the awesome power of the human brain. So rather than use traditional models of computing, IBM has decided to design an entirely new computer architecture — one that’s taking inspiration from nature.


...

Complete entry


COMMENTS



Posted by dobermanmac  on  08/26  at  02:05 AM

I think it is generally agreed that you don’t have to have either the human brain’s processing power or it’s inputs to achieve powerful AI.  Instead, there are advantages that AI has (i.e. memory, pre-structure, exactitude, focus, duplication, analytical, lack of extraneous processes, etc) that will inevitably help it exceed human capability in many areas.

Predictably, in the medium term we can expect a human/AI team, or an augmented human, to be the most powerful and meet with the most success.  After all, we are looking to build tools that will help us build better tools.  The Law of Accelerating Returns.  If a new computer language, or a new computer processor, helps us get better results, it is just a means to an end of creating even better AI architecture, so eventually we can reach the Singularity.





Posted by tonwon  on  09/13  at  05:57 AM

interesting!






Add your comment here:


Name:

Email:

Location:

Remember my personal information

Notify me of follow-up comments?

HOME | ABOUT | FELLOWS | STAFF | EVENTS | SUPPORT  | CONTACT US
SECURING THE FUTURE | LONGER HEALTHIER LIFE | RIGHTS OF THE PERSON | ENVISIONING THE FUTURE
CYBORG BUDDHA PROJECT | AFRICAN FUTURES PROJECT | JOURNAL OF EVOLUTION AND TECHNOLOGY

RSSIEET Blog | email list | newsletter |
The IEET is a 501(c)3 non-profit, tax-exempt organization registered in the State of Connecticut in the United States.

East Coast Contact: Executive Director, Dr. James J. Hughes,
56 Daleville School Rd., Willington CT 06279 USA 
Email: director @ ieet.org     phone: 860-428-1837

West Coast Contact: Managing Director, Hank Pellissier
425 Moraga Avenue, Piedmont, CA 94611
Email: hank @ ieet.org