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In-Depth Book Review and Interview on TechTalks and VentureBeat

August 18, 2021

You can find a very thoughtful book review, summary and discussion of questions arising from The Self-Assembling Brain in the in-depth book review from August 16 at TechTalks here. The same review was also picked up by the VentureBeat, a leading media authority in artificial intelligence and machine learning. TechTalks is an influential site that examines trends in technology, how…

June 8 release in the UK and Europe

June 9, 2021

One month after the May 4 release in the US, The Self-Assembling Brain has just been released in the UK and Europe! Thanks to a wonderful review in the journal Science, and a very well-attended lecture and discussion at the Royal Institution, The Self-Assembling Brain has hit it off well on the Amazon bestseller lists in the US, UK and…

Review of The Self-Assembling Brain in the Journal Science

May 21, 2021

‘What AI can learn from the biological brain‘ is the title of a new review of The Self-Assembling Brain in the journal Science, published in the May 21 issue. This is an expert review, right on target, including both positively and critically assessed points. If you are looking for a critical summary of the book – this is the one!

Is the structure of the adult human brain a sufficient model…

April 16, 2021

…for building artificially intelligent neural networks? Absolutely not is the message of The Self-Assembling Brain. Developmental processes are shown to be central to learning, both in the growth of the brain and continuing through in adult intelligence. This book could be a game changer. Mark Lee, author of How to Grow a Robot

The Self-Assembling Brain considers an interesting and timely topic…

April 4, 2021

…the relationship between what we know about how biological brains develop and the principles by which artificial intelligence networks are designed. Beginning with a fascinating historical debate, this book takes an ambitious look at a big and important area. I learned many things from new and diverse perspectives, which is exactly what I would expect from a book like this.…