I was super lucky to get to listen briefly to Juan Enriquez describe the latest advances in imaging human memory. I’m not an optimist about technology, generally, and anti-singularity, as things go. But the best way I can summarize the conversation with Enriquez is: shit’s about to get real.
From pigeons that can recognise faces to a chimp that stores rocks to throw at visitors, all animals have memories. But how similar are they to ours?
(Image: Matt Jacob/Tendance Floue)
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