Video: How to Build a Digital Brain

The human brain has 100,000,000,000,000 synapses.  Will a computer ever be able to model them all and create the digital equavalent of the brain?  Neuroscientist and director of the Blue Brain Project Henry Markram is on a quest to do exactly that in less than 10 years. In the video below from the TED 2009 global conference, he discusses how it will happen and the cerebral mysteries that a digital brain could solve. 

 

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