Archives for July, 2008

Hawkins on Brain Science

If you’re in the mood for a really thought-provoking 20min talk on neuroscience, grab this ~70MB 480p version of Jeff Hawkins’ 2003 presentation at TED. In it, Hawkins describes a new theory of the brain which focuses on the predictive powers of the ”mammalian” brain’s neocortex. He contrasts the theory with the traditional input->processing->output model. [...]