Neuroscience and Brain Technology are major catalysts to move AI forward towards Artificial General Intelligence (AGI).
“Neural dust”, thought-powered typing and mini-brains generate academic and corporate interest as we are likely to witness significant research progress in 2018.
Technologies to detect brain activity as well as to change it are moving along so quickly that “a bit of a gold rush is happening”, according to Michel Maharbiz of the University of California, Berkeley.MORE
I continue reading all your essays, other information and science references with great interest.
You may also be interested in the very recent NIPS conference video material now available and workshop
synthesis (shows current focus areas).
Best regards Hannes