Is It Possible To Build An Artificial Superintelligence Without Fully Replicating The Human Brain?



Futuristic, Technological Singularity, Artificial superintelligence, Future Computer, ASI, Human Brain, Artificial Intelligence
The technological singularity requires the creation of an artificial superintelligence (ASI). But does that ASI need to be modelled on the human brain, or is it even necessary to be able to fully replicate the human brain and consciousness digitally in order to design an ASI?

Animal brains and computers don’t work the same way. Brains are massively parallel three-dimensional networks, while computers still process information in a very linear fashion, although millions of times faster than brains. Microprocessors can perform amazing calculations, far exceeding the speed and efficiency of the human brain using completely different patterns to process information. The drawback is that traditional chips are not good at processing massively parallel data, solving complex problems, or recognizing patterns.

Newly developed neuromorphic chips are modelling the massively parallel way the brain processes information using, among others, neural networks. Neuromorphic computers should ideally use optical technology, which can potentially process trillions of simultaneous calculations, making it possible to simulate a whole human brain…

Read more: Institute for Ethics & Emerging Technology by Maciamo Hay

Donate BTC: 1DUUZbiqjbJvzjuRZEwTS47bqgmnhEJ4XG

Donate ETH: 0x981FcEAAa895C6cee76D2876e9AfC649Dc0C4c75

More Posts:

The Great River Turbine: Creating Green Energy in Public
Pelagus Yacht: Your Lucky Star
Hybrid Assistive Limb Exoskeleton Will Help In Case Of Nuclear Disaster
IBM Is On The Way To Creating A True Artificial Brain (+VIDEO)
How Can onE Puck, Powering Your Cell Phone, Change The World? (+VIDEO)
The RoboEarth Cloud Engine Allows Robots To Move Their Heavy Computation Into The Cloud (+VIDEO...
After Nine Years Of Research, Numenta Finally Has Apps That Mimic The Way The Brain Works (Inte...
Tesla RoboSnake Charger
Mars Ice House
How Your Gameplay Helps ScienceAtHome Build A Quantum Computer