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Cat Brain Cat Fight (Controversy on an Artificial Brain)

A chimpanzee brain at the Science Museum London
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Two leading scientists, Henry Markram and Dharmendra Modha, are embroiled in a cat fight about cat brain simulation. Markram called into question the legitimacy of Modha’s work and indeed the foundations of most current brain simulation research. But does his argument miss the point? Just listen to the podcast.

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