[FoRK] On the unreality of bottom-up brain simulation

Russell Turpin russell.turpin at gmail.com
Tue Aug 17 10:09:47 PDT 2010


On Tue, Aug 17, 2010 at 11:45 AM, Jebadiah Moore <jebdm at jebdm.net> wrote:
> But I don't think that he makes a good argument that bottom-up brain
> simulation is infeasible....

Feasibility, as measured against current and soon technology, not in
some theoretical sense. The claim is only a) that it is a lot harder
than credited by some futurists, and b) that the difficulty isn't well
measured by the number of the genes that are used for brain
development.


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