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Is the brain a computer, after all? My latest in the NYTimes.
For most neuroscientists, this is just a bad metaphor. But it’s still the most useful analogy that we have.
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How to study the brain. We don't just need Big Data, we need big ideas. My latest, in the Chronicle of Higher Ed.
Neuroscience is almost 200 years old. Why are there no grand theories of how the brain works?
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Cracking the brain's codes! Christof Koch and I discuss in a special issue on the brain at +MIT Technology Review 
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Cracking the brain's codes! Christof Koch and I discuss in a special issue on the brain at +MIT Technology Review 
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Why people are still better programmers than machines are; an essay I wrote for The New Yorker website
 
Computer scientists have been dreaming of self-programming computers for decades, but there has been limited tangible progress so far.
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Has Big Data run amok? An oped I wrote for the NYT, with Ernie Davis.
It’s a valuable tool for analysis, but don’t believe all the hype.
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How to study the brain. We don't just need Big Data, we need big ideas. My latest, in the Chronicle of Higher Ed.
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How to study the brain. We don't just need Big Data, we need big ideas. My latest, in the Chronicle of Higher Ed.
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Cracking the brain's codes! Christof Koch and I discuss in a special issue on the brain at +MIT Technology Review  
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Turing Test 2.0? What would be better? I discuss on NPR
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Why can't computers program themselves, yet? I consider in The New Yorker
Computer scientists have been dreaming of self-programming computers for decades, but there has been limited tangible progress so far.
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LCSL, IIT-@MIT_CSAIL Brains, Minds & Machines Seminar Series '13-'14 | Apr. 22 in Boston, @garymarcus on computational diversity...
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Author of Guitar Zero and Kluge, Professor at NYU. Blogs at The New Yorker.