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Henry Markram:
Henry Markram bouwt een brein in een supercomputer

TEDGlobal 2009 · 14:50 · Filmed Jul 2009
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Henry Markram zegt dat de mysteries van de hersenen kunnen worden opgehelderd - binnenkort. Geestesziekte, geheugen, perceptie: zij worden voortgebracht door neuronen en elektrische signalen, en hij is van plan ze te vinden met een supercomputer die een model maakt van de 100.000.000.000.000 synapsen in de hersenen.

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Henry Markram is director of Blue Brain, a supercomputing project that can model components of the mammalian brain to precise cellular detail — and simulate their activity in 3D. Soon he'll simulate a whole rat brain in real time. Full bio
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