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Substrate-Independent        Minds     Randal A. Koene     Carboncopies.org                        1
DYSTOPIA           2
SELECTION            3
EMPATHY          4
CHALLENGES             5
AUGMENTED            6
BEING        7
SUBSTRATE-INDEPENDENTMINDS                 WHOLE                  BRAIN              EMULATION8
SYSTEM IDENTIFICATION
ROADMAPREQUIREMENTS               11
SCOPERESOLUTION             12
EMULATIONPLATFORM    80 million ATP per action            potential            Brain: 20-40W (20-44% of            body)  ...
STRUCTURALCONNECTOME             14
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FUNCTIONALCHARACTERIZATION                   17
MOLECULARTICKER TAPE      Kording (Northwestern), Boyden (MIT), Church (Harvard), Koene   18
FUNCTIONALIZEDNANOPARTICLES
WIRELESSMICROPROBES              Gomez-Martinez et al. (2009)                                       20
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TEAMNETWORK          2um   1um                      22
Carboncopies.org
BBODY           BRAIN
Thank You    carboncopies.orgrandal.a.koene@carboncopies.org                                  25
Dr. Randal Koene: Substrate-Independent Minds (Australian Singularity Summit 2012)
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Dr. Randal Koene: Substrate-Independent Minds (Australian Singularity Summit 2012)

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The first keynote by Dr. Randal Koene at the 2012 Australian Singularity Summit. Dr. Koene presents the concept of substrate-independent minds (SIM) and gives an outline of a feasible approach to SIM by means of whole brain emulation.

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Dr. Randal Koene: Substrate-Independent Minds (Australian Singularity Summit 2012)

  1. 1. Substrate-Independent Minds Randal A. Koene Carboncopies.org 1
  2. 2. DYSTOPIA 2
  3. 3. SELECTION 3
  4. 4. EMPATHY 4
  5. 5. CHALLENGES 5
  6. 6. AUGMENTED 6
  7. 7. BEING 7
  8. 8. SUBSTRATE-INDEPENDENTMINDS WHOLE BRAIN EMULATION8
  9. 9. SYSTEM IDENTIFICATION
  10. 10. ROADMAPREQUIREMENTS 11
  11. 11. SCOPERESOLUTION 12
  12. 12. EMULATIONPLATFORM 80 million ATP per action potential Brain: 20-40W (20-44% of body) Average action potential takes 1.5ms About 4nW per event Supports 7 billion concurrent events Average rate 4-7Hz... 470 billion events/s 13
  13. 13. STRUCTURALCONNECTOME 14
  14. 14. 15
  15. 15. 16
  16. 16. FUNCTIONALCHARACTERIZATION 17
  17. 17. MOLECULARTICKER TAPE Kording (Northwestern), Boyden (MIT), Church (Harvard), Koene 18
  18. 18. FUNCTIONALIZEDNANOPARTICLES
  19. 19. WIRELESSMICROPROBES Gomez-Martinez et al. (2009) 20
  20. 20. 21
  21. 21. TEAMNETWORK 2um 1um 22
  22. 22. Carboncopies.org
  23. 23. BBODY BRAIN
  24. 24. Thank You carboncopies.orgrandal.a.koene@carboncopies.org 25

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