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artificial intelligenceMind Reading Computers Directly Convert Brain Signals into Speech

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Columbia neuroengineers have created a system that translates thought into intelligible, recognizable speech. Devices monitor brain activity and Artificial Intelligence reconstructs the words a person hears. This breakthrough harnesses the power of speech synthesizers and artificial intelligence. It could lead …

alzheimer'sBlood Test Detects Rate of Brain Cell Death from Alzheimer’s Up to 16 Years Before Signs of Dementia

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Scientists at the German Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases (DZNE), the Hertie Institute for Clinical Brain Research (HIH) and the University Hospital Tübingen now show that a protein found in the blood can be used to precisely monitor disease progression long …

artificial intelligenceWill Mimicking The Nervous System Advance Artificial Intelligence?

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Frequently reported advances in artificial intelligence make some people curious, and others nervous. While some people picture their next smart appliance purchase being an AI robot, others wonder if an AI robot will take their job. The truth is, neither …

artificial intelligenceBreaking Through to Next Levels of Technology

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There have been some who have complained about the seeming lack of acceleration or slower than some have expected development of societal technology. Richard Jones talks about lack of specific progress to diamondoid molecular nanotechnology or the appearance that we …

brainOne million core processors in neuromorphic supercomputer

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A neuromorphic supercomputer now has one-million processor cores. The Spiking Neural Network Architecture (SpiNNaker) machine can perform 200 trillion actions per second. Each chip has 100 million parts. The goal is to continue to scale up by 1000 times and …

brainDARPA high-resolution neural interfaces for controlling drones and cybertech

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DARPA seeks to achieve high levels of brain-system communications without surgery, in its new program, Next-Generation Nonsurgical Neurotechnology (N3). DARPA intends the four-year N3 effort to conclude with a demonstration of a bidirectional system being used in a defense-relevant task …

brainDARPA Next-Generation Neurotechnology and breakthroughs from Neuralink and Open Water Red light scanner

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DARPA is funding development of high resolution brain interfaces. At the same time there are two companies who have breakthrough technology for higher resolution brain interfaces. The two companies are Elon Musk’s Neuralink and Mary Lou Jepsen’s Openwater red light …

brainNeuralink brain computer interface ten times better than anything before to be announced in months

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Elon Musk said in the Joe Rogan interview that Neuralink would have something interesting to announce in a few months that’s at least an order of magnitude better than anything else, probably better than anyone thinks is possible. Neuralink is …

brainMolecule developed that helps target T-cells to fight brain cancer

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T-Cell immunotherapy is a multi-billion dollar success. Companies are genetically engineering an individual’s own immune cells to attack cancer in the blood or lymph system. Chimeric antigen receptor T-cell therapy, or CAR-T therapy has seen huge acquisitions and investments. Gilead …

brainOpen Water fMRI will be able to read your mind

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Open Water is creating a portable and cheap MRI. fMRI can predict what words you are thinking of and what images your are thinking. There have been mistakes in published work showing cherry-picking and double counting of MRI data. Below …