By Sandra Blakeslee, Jeff Hawkins
From the inventor of the PalmPilot comes a brand new and compelling concept of intelligence, mind functionality, and the way forward for clever machines
Jeff Hawkins, the guy who created the PalmPilot, Treo clever telephone, and different hand held units, has reshaped our courting to desktops. Now he stands able to revolutionize either neuroscience and computing in a single stroke, with a brand new knowing of intelligence itself.
Hawkins develops a robust idea of ways the human mind works, explaining why desktops are usually not clever and the way, in line with this new thought, we will be able to ultimately construct clever machines.
The mind isn't a working laptop or computer, yet a reminiscence procedure that shops studies in a fashion that displays the real constitution of the realm, remembering sequences of occasions and their nested relationships and making predictions in keeping with these thoughts. it truly is this memory-prediction procedure that types the foundation of intelligence, notion, creativity, or even consciousness.
In an enticing kind that would captivate audiences from the basically curious to the pro scientist, Hawkins indicates how a transparent knowing of the way the mind works will guarantee that us to construct clever machines, in silicon, that would exceed our human skill in mind-blowing ways.
Written with acclaimed technological know-how author Sandra Blakeslee, On Intelligence offers to totally transfigure the chances of the know-how age. it's a landmark e-book in its scope and readability.