In Episode #81, released July 1st, Robots Podcast interviews Newton Howard, director of MIT's Mind Machine Project. From the Mind Machine Project website:
The high-level goal of the Mind Machine project is to reconcile natural intelligence with machine intelligence, and in doing so develop and engineer a class of intelligent machines. The content of the interview ranges from mistakes made in the field of AI up to date, smart materials, the importance of understanding the brain to recreate intelligence, to hopes that this understanding will lead to breakthroughs in the medical field.
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