Welcome to the Future




      Amnon Carmel
Brain Machine Interface (BMI)




  “We Know What We Are, But We Don’t Know
           What We Can Become”
            (Wi...
Understanding Humanity
• Genetics
    Human Genome Project
    Completed in 2005
    Stem cells research

• Engineering bi...
The Matrix




             www.AmnonCarmel.com
                                   Terminator
In The Research Labs
                       • Remote controlled
                         cockroaches
                     ...
Jesse Sullivan
2 Years Later...
Bionic Eyes
Brain-Computer Interface
The Blue Brain Project
• Computer simulation of
  the brain
• About 10,000 parallel
  processors =
  1 Millionth of the br...
What Does The Future Hold?

• Human Cyborgs
• Real VR
• Extended brain
  capabilities
• Instant learning
• Dream manipulat...
Questions?




“If I had only known, I would have
  been a locksmith” (Albert Einstein)
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Connecting Machines To Human Brains

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Brain-Machine Interface is one of the most interesting and important scientific field of research. There has been tremendous progress over the last 5-7 years and some of these technologies are already available in the market. In this lecture I discuss some of the interesting aspects of this new technology.

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Connecting Machines To Human Brains

  1. 1. Welcome to the Future Amnon Carmel
  2. 2. Brain Machine Interface (BMI) “We Know What We Are, But We Don’t Know What We Can Become” (William Shakespeare)
  3. 3. Understanding Humanity • Genetics Human Genome Project Completed in 2005 Stem cells research • Engineering biology Cells, Tissue Organs Advanced mechanics • Interacting with the brain Amazing progress over the last 5-7 years The next big challenge...
  4. 4. The Matrix www.AmnonCarmel.com Terminator
  5. 5. In The Research Labs • Remote controlled cockroaches • Monkeys control robotic hands using neurons • Robots with rat brains • Cyborg insects • Recording mice memory to computer chips • Reconstructing visual images from the brain 2002 www.AmnonCarmel.com
  6. 6. Jesse Sullivan
  7. 7. 2 Years Later...
  8. 8. Bionic Eyes
  9. 9. Brain-Computer Interface
  10. 10. The Blue Brain Project • Computer simulation of the brain • About 10,000 parallel processors = 1 Millionth of the brain • Complete set of software tools • In 5 years – a complete mouse brain • In 20 years (?) – a complete human brain
  11. 11. What Does The Future Hold? • Human Cyborgs • Real VR • Extended brain capabilities • Instant learning • Dream manipulation • Telepathy • Artificial Intelligence • Virtual Existence Cyborg (Star Trek) www.AmnonCarmel.com
  12. 12. Questions? “If I had only known, I would have been a locksmith” (Albert Einstein)

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