Human Brain Project

Surgeons Are Simulating Whole Brains To Pin Down The Source Of Their Patients' Seizures

Posted in Medicine, Science, Software on 12th Apr, 2023
by Alex Muller

A decade ago, the Human Brain Project launched with a blue-sky goal: digitizing a human brain. The implications were huge: simulated brains could provide crucial clues to help crack some of the most troubling neurological diseases.

US Bets $100 Million on Machines That Think Like Humans

Posted in Software on 14th Mar, 2016
by Alex Muller

The government is pushing forward what is perhaps the most high-risk, high-reward project of our time: brain-like artificial intelligence.

Are efforts at total brain simulation putting the cart before the horse?

Posted in Science on 26th Oct, 2014
by Alex Muller

Since it was awarded a one billion euro, decade-long research grant last year, the Human Brain Project has been the center of extreme excitement and heavy criticism.

EC 'confident' in human brain project

Posted in Science on 19th Jul, 2014
by Alex Muller

The European Commission has responded to criticism of its billion-euro Human Brain Project, declaring confidence that objections will be satisfied.

Europes human brain project comes under attack

Posted in Software on 11th Jul, 2014
by Alex Muller

Hundreds of European neuroscience experts are threatening to boycott an effort to create a computer simulation of the brain if a 10-year, $1.6 billion initiative isnt handled properly.