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Steve M. Potter
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New post to my NeuroEngineering the Future blog: "Better Minds: Cognitive Enhancement in the 21st Century"
My article is about how neuroengineering will fundamentally change human nature, in the near future (hopefully for the better!) 
http://stevempotter.tumblr.com/  
This is chapter 17 in the book (electronically reprinted with permission)
EVOLUTION HAUTE COUTURE:
ART AND SCIENCE IN THE POST-BIOLOGICAL AGE
Part 2: Theory. 
Edited and curated by Dmitry Bulatov
560 pp. with 293 b/w ill, Kaliningrad: BB NCCA, 2 0 1 3
ISBN 978-5-94620-073-8
Here is a link to the book's web page including a short video about this interesting book:
http://www.ncca.ru/en/articles.text?filial=4&id=66

If you wish to cite my chapter, this is the correct format:

Potter, S. M. (2013). Better Minds: Cognitive Enhancement in the 21st Century. In D. Bulatov (Ed.), Evolution Haute Couture: Art and Science in the Post-biological age, Part 2 - Theory (pp. 304-319). Kalingrad: National Center for Contemporary Arts. 
 
HOW WILL THE INTERSECTION OF BRAINS AND TECHNOLOGY CHANGE HUMANITY?
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June 18, 2014 was the first National Day of Making, and President Obama hosted a Maker Fair[e] at his house:
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DISCOVERY AMPLIFIER. As a neuroengineer researching learning and memory, I would love to see how Glass could augment mine. I will use it to rapidly find information in scientific papers from my collection, which is related to what I am reading at any given moment. 
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I won the University System of Georgia's top teaching award for Research Universities!
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I'm doing great, Steve, it's so good to see you. As you can see I'm living in Philly and have my own IP law practice in Doylestown, a suburb northwest of the city. How are you, besides winning prestigious teaching awards? 
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Yay! Google realized that immediacy of information makes the difference between clunky and really useful.
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This is very exciting that IBM is really pushing the definition of "computing" into new realms, including "brainlike architectures".  $3B is a lot of money! I wrote a book chapter that provides advice and ideas for computer engineers and Artificial Intelligence researchers on how to move towards more brain-style computers. Here is the link to my article: https://neurolab.gatech.edu/labs/potter/publications#Neuro4AI
Big Blue sets a five-year plan to figure out the manufacturing technology for the great-grandchild of today's chip tech -- and the even more different generations beyond that.
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I am looking forward to seeing a lot more uses of neurobiology in the field of artificial intelligence and control.
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Truly amazing advance for folks whose livelihood depends on keeping up on scientific articles: Google's "My Updates" in the Scholar Search page. You need to be logged in and to have created a Google Scholar profile to get this, so if you have not, do that immediately if not sooner. What you get is an extremely relevant list of recent papers, based on Google's AI scanning all the papers who cited your work. More hits in that list than any Scholar search I have done manually!
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My April 7 TEDx talk is now on YouTube: "NeuroEngineering: Neuroscience APPLIED"
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Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology.
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  • Georgia Institute of Technology
    Associate Professor, 2002 - present
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Removing some of the A from AI
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Brain scientist in Atlanta
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  • University of California, San Diego
    BA, Chemistry-Biochemistry, 1983 - 1987
  • University of California, Irvine
    PhD, Neurobiology, 1987 - 1993
  • California Institute of Technology
    Postdoc - Biological Imaging; Biophysics; Electrical Engineering, 1993 - 2002
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