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Submission + - Ray Kurzweil Responds to PZ Myers (

Amara writes: Ray Kurzweil comments: "Myers, who apparently based his second-hand comments on erroneous press reports (he wasn’t at my talk) ... claims that my thesis is that we will reverse-engineer the brain from the genome. This is not at all what I said in my presentation to the Singularity Summit. I explicitly said that our quest to understand the principles of operation of the brain is based on many types of studies — from detailed molecular studies of individual neurons, to scans of neural connection patterns, to studies of the function of neural clusters, and many other approaches. I did not present studying the genome as even part of the strategy for reverse-engineering the brain...."
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Ray Kurzweil Responds to PZ Myers

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