"The notion that--with hundreds of thousands of coders around the world--no one is going to give software consciousness is not credible."
--Martine Rothblatt, chief executive of United Therapeutics and author of Virtually Human: The Promise--and the Peril--of Digital Immortality
"It seems purely speculative, as if someone has drawn a cartoon and said they are going to fly to Mars with it."
--Ian Hutchinson, professor of nuclear science and engineering at MIT, on Lockheed Martin's claims that it has a promising way to reliably generate electricity from fusion
"For some people the effect is really profound. Within minutes, they're feeling significantly different, in a way that is as powerful as anything I could imagine short of a narcotic."
--Marom Bikson, a professor at City College of New York, who has tested a "mood-altering" brain stimulation device developed by a company called Thync
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|Publication:||MIT Technology Review|
|Date:||Jan 1, 2015|
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