[FoRK] Brain mapping and the connectome

Damien Morton dmorton at bitfurnace.com
Tue Nov 10 10:02:26 PST 2009


On Wed, Nov 11, 2009 at 4:57 AM, Ken Ganshirt @ Yahoo
<ken_ganshirt at yahoo.ca> wrote:

>
> So, even if we ultimately map the hardware and the wiring and the electrical and chemical flows and figure out their what/where/when/why and manage to construct something that we think ought to work, when we flip the On switch will it have some useful equivalent to our self-awareness and autonomy? Have we made similar progress along those lines?


You might have to baby it along while it boots up. Could take a few
years to boot up to the point of some kind of conversation.



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