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The Future of Artificial Intelligence and Cybernetics

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For example, if the robot brain has roughly the same number of human neurons as a typical human brain, then could it, or should it, have rights similar to those of a person? Also, if such robots have far more human neurons than in a typical human brain--for example, a million times more neurons--would they, rather than humans, make all future decisions? With those cases, the situation isn't straightforward, as patients receive abilities that normal humans don't have--for example, the ability to move a cursor on a computer screen using nothing but neural signals. It's clear that connecting a human brain with a computer network via an implant could, in the long term, open up the distinct advantages of machine intelligence, communication, and sensing abilities to the individual receiving the implant.


The Future of Artificial Intelligence and Cybernetics

#artificialintelligence

For example, if the robot brain has roughly the same number of human neurons as a typical human brain, then could it, or should it, have rights similar to those of a person? Also, if such robots have far more human neurons than in a typical human brain--for example, a million times more neurons--would they, rather than humans, make all future decisions? With those cases, the situation isn't straightforward, as patients receive abilities that normal humans don't have--for example, the ability to move a cursor on a computer screen using nothing but neural signals. It's clear that connecting a human brain with a computer network via an implant could, in the long term, open up the distinct advantages of machine intelligence, communication, and sensing abilities to the individual receiving the implant.


A Hardware Update for the Human Brain

Wall Street Journal

Today, thanks to a combination of her implant, surgery and medication, Borghard, 27, experiences an average of just two seizures a month. Neural implants like Emily Borghard's can stimulate and record from just a handful of neurons. Implant accommodation is the goal of Longeviti Neuro Solutions, a startup founded by Chad Gordon, a plastic surgeon at Johns Hopkins, and Jesse Christopher, a veteran of medical-device companies. In an experiment conducted at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, scientists used an implant to create a wireless connection between a monkey's brain and a battery-powered stimulator in its paralyzed leg, allowing the monkey to walk again.


Zachary Mason uses his Skills as an AI Expert in New Novel

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On its shiny, high-tech surface, Void Star doesn't seem to have much in common with the early 20th-century modernism of Virginia Woolf. While there is plenty of globe-trotting action in Void Star, that aspect of the narrative isn't necessarily its primary objective. And that's a lot of what I was trying to do with Void Star." The book's connection to William Gibson and his first novel, Neuromancer, will likely be obvious to anyone who grew up reading what was once called "cyberpunk," stories set where the barriers between the human and the digital worlds are more permeable.


Cochlear is switching to artificial intelligence for its implants

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Business Insider Australia is the Australian edition of the world's fastest-growing business news website, Business Insider. Australia's pioneering bionic ear company, Cochlear, plans to use artificial intelligence to more accurately implant and calibrate its devices. Cochlear today announced an exclusive licensing and development agreement with Otoconsult for its artificial intelligence fitting assistant FOX (Fitting to Outcomes eXpert). "FOX's artificial intelligence assistant will provide clinicians, no matter where they are in the world, a platform to speed up the cochlear implant fitting process while also helping them achieve the best possible patient outcome," says Cochlear CEO Chris Smith.


Cochlear is switching to artificial intelligence for its implants

#artificialintelligence

Business Insider Australia is the Australian edition of the world's fastest-growing business news website, Business Insider. Australia's pioneering bionic ear company, Cochlear, plans to use artificial intelligence to more accurately implant and calibrate its devices. Cochlear today announced an exclusive licensing and development agreement with Otoconsult for its artificial intelligence fitting assistant FOX (Fitting to Outcomes eXpert). "FOX's artificial intelligence assistant will provide clinicians, no matter where they are in the world, a platform to speed up the cochlear implant fitting process while also helping them achieve the best possible patient outcome," says Cochlear CEO Chris Smith.


Cochlear is switching to artificial intelligence for its implants

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Business Insider Australia is the Australian edition of the world's fastest-growing business news website, Business Insider. Australia's pioneering bionic ear company, Cochlear, plans to use artificial intelligence to more accurately implant and calibrate its devices. Cochlear today announced an exclusive licensing and development agreement with Otoconsult for its artificial intelligence fitting assistant FOX (Fitting to Outcomes eXpert). "FOX's artificial intelligence assistant will provide clinicians, no matter where they are in the world, a platform to speed up the cochlear implant fitting process while also helping them achieve the best possible patient outcome," says Cochlear CEO Chris Smith.


ARM signs deal for brain chips to help with paralysis

Daily Mail

Elon Musk recently hit the headlines with his Neuralink brain interface, which would allow users to connect directly to the internet with their minds. Researchers from the University of Washington are working on a brain chip (artist's impression pictured) to allow paralysed people and those wearing prosthetic limbs to control the body's muscle functions again (stock image) Researchers from the University of Washington are working to create a chip to allow the person with the implant to control the body's muscle functions. The end result should allow the person with the implant to control the body's muscle functions once again (stock image) Dr Scott Ransom, the CSNE's director of industry relations and Innovation, said: 'We are very excited to be collaborating with a company like ARM. Elon Musk (pictured) recently hit the headlines with his Neuralink brain interface, which would allow users to connect directly to the internet with their minds.


Elon Musk has a trick to make the world fall behind his vision of the future

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"By selling us fancy, beautiful Teslas--luxury cars that none of us can say no to, it seems to have changed to distributed energy," Lee, the CEO of Sinovation Ventures, told Quartz in an interview today. As Tesla CEO, Musk has acquired the solar energy startup SolarCity that he previously helped lead as chairman, then he began sharing a vision where a battery in the home stores energy from the sun (preferably using SolarCity's new solar panels). That same strategy is now being applied to neural implants, Musk's dream of creating a seamless interface between humans and computers. After that, Musk has been clear about his desire for elective neural implants, especially to curb his fear of superintelligent artificial intelligence.


Melding mind and machine: How close are we?

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Can the mind connect directly with artificial intelligence, robots and other minds through brain-computer interface (BCI) technologies to transcend our human limitations? You may have seen some recent accomplishments in the news: University of Pittsburgh researchers use signals recorded inside the brain to control a robotic arm. Bionic eyes offer very low-resolution vision; cochlear implants can electronically carry limited speech information, but distort the experience of music. Elon Musk's new startup Neuralink has the stated ultimate goal of enhancing humans with BCIs to give our brains a leg up in the ongoing arms race between human and artificial intelligence.