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His words staggered the erudite audience gathered at a technology conference in Oxford last summer.
Professor Henry Markram, a doctor-turned-computer engineer, announced that his team would create the world's first artificial conscious and intelligent mind by 2018.
And that is exactly what he is doing.
On the shore of Lake Geneva, this brilliant, eccentric scientist is building an artificial mind. A Swiss - it could only be Swiss - precision- engineered mind, made of silicon, gold and copper.
Originally posted by FirstRonin
Makes you wander how far human beings will go to acheive their scientific goals.