Stanford researcher Kwabena Boahen is looking for ways to mimic the brain’s supercomputing powers in silicon — because the messy, redundant processes inside our heads actually make for a small, light, superfast computer. (Recorded June 2007 in Arusha, Tanzania. Duration: 16:21.)
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