Insights into neuroscience provided by computer programmers / by George Vernau

Jeff Hawkins, the inventor of the PalmPilot, now works on artificial intelligence. We're fascinated to observe they way in which his team's attempts to model a machine on the human brain provides insights into the workings of the same.

The link below is to their most recent paper, archived at Cornell University:

Why Neurons Have Thousands of Synapses, A Theory of Sequence Memory in Neocortex by Jeff Hawkins and Subutai Ahmad