NOVA Wonders Can We Build a Brain?
Season 45 Episode 104 | 53m 43s
How does today's artificial intelligence actually work-and is it truly intelligent?
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A computer named Watson is the latest contestant in machine v. human battles.
What makes a brain or machine conscious? This theory is beginning to provide some answers.
Neuroscientists are beginning to unravel the brain’s mysterious perineuronal nets.
AI systems don’t think exactly like humans, but the algorithms can—and do—play favorites.
National corporate funding for NOVA Wonders is provided by Draper. Major funding for NOVA Wonders is provided by National Science Foundation, the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation, the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation and public television viewers, with additional funding for “Are We Alone?” and “What’s the Universe Made Of?” provided by the John Templeton Foundation. This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant No. DRL-1420749. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.