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> "Dace" <email@example.com> <firstname.lastname@example.org> Re: Beam me up, ScottyDate: Wed, 6 Feb 2002 10:10:40 -0800
>> >> But one thing that people who built computers got right is the fact
>> >brains store knowledge and memories, so they intentionally built an
>> >into computers for the naturally evolved ability of human brains to store
>> >memories and knowledge in neuronal-axonal-dendritic-synaptic
>> >You sure about that? Who devised the electronic storage of data, and
>> >did he claim to have been mimicking the brain?
>> Alan Turing and John Von Neumann both made such assertions, and were
>instrumental in elaborating the theory such technological achievements
>In what way were they mimicking the brain? Are you telling me they studied
>neural networks and devised computer memory storage on the basis of this?
>It's one thing to have a vague notion that you're creating an artificial
>analogue to the brain. It's quite another to develop technology
>specifically from the study of the brain.
They were both geniuses and polymaths, and I'm quite sure that they kept current on everything tha could aid them in the realization of their objectives.
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