February 8, 2013
Will We Ever Simulate the Human Brain?
Ed Yong, BBC Future
For years, Henry Markram has claimed that he can simulate the human brain in a computer within a decade. On 23 January 2013, the European Commission told him to prove it. His ambitious Human Brain Project (HBP) won one of two ceiling-shattering grants from the EC to the tune of a billion euros, ending a two-year contest against several other grandiose projects. Can he now deliver?
TAGGED: Neuroscience, Technology, Simulation, Brain