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The Human Brain And The Cloud

In his book "How To Create A Mind," Kurzweil details the advances that are taking place in the human brain's neocortex combined with cloud computing. "Ultimately we are going to put computers inside our bodies and our brains, which will also be connected to the cloud," he said. That is not as "futuristic" as it seems, he says. "There are people with computers connected to their brains today, like Parkinson's patients," he says.

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