Not that it hasn’t been tried before, including spectacular girlfriend, Maria, in Fritz’ Lang’s “Metropolis”, but this time it’s for serious.
Our old lovable-scamp pal, Dr. Henry Markram is up to his old familiar hijinks; this time with something even more ambitious.
Not only has he figured out how neurons make their connections, now he wants to take a hyper-accurate scan of an Actual Brain, and map Each and Every Single One of the 100 Billion Neurons in it.
-And then, the 150 Trillion Synapses that connect them all.
All he needs? 10 Years, ONE
MIIL-LION BIIL-LION DOLLARS!, 86 Partners, and Computers 1,000 times faster than what we have today.
-Your move, Intel.
Dr. Henry has some asplainin’ to do:
JUMP BONUS! -METROPOLIS!:
still image from HBP’s Intro Video
HBP’s Intro Video
“Metropolis” by Fritz Lang, Erich Pommer, Thea von Harbou, and UFA
• Source: The Human Brain Project
• via: Mashable
• More Coverage: UCL | ACTU | Wikipedia