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The Future of Artificial Intelligence and Cybernetics

(MIT Technology Review) –  But what if the robot has a biological brain made up of brain cells, possibly even human neurons? Neurons grown under laboratory conditions on an array of non-invasive electrodes provide an attractive alternative with which to realize a new form of robot controller. In the near future, we will see thinking robots with brains not very dissimilar to those of humans. That development will raise many social and ethical questions.

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