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Review: On Intelligence

User Review  - Gary - Goodreads

The first half of the book is basically an introduction to how the brain works and the last couple of chapters are the new ideas. The first part is actually a pretty nice intro especially for someone ... Read full review

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User Review  - Sarah Gibson - Goodreads

Some interesting ideas, if you can tolerate Hawkins's egotistical writing style. I couldn't. Read full review

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User Review  - Mikal - Goodreads

Hawkins book highlights how difficult it is to make predictions in areas of deep experience. Fundamentally the cortex theory is clearly presented but belabored. Sadly, Hawkins makes no efforts to cite ... Read full review

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User Review  - Shane - Goodreads

I would have given it 4 stars but Ch. 6 (out of 8 chapters), on how the cortex works, was way too long and way too technical, in addition to the fact that, by the author's own admission, many of the ... Read full review

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User Review  - Bebe Four - Goodreads

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User Review  - Matt Singleton - Goodreads

Overall, a really interesting and accessible book about the brain and intelligence. Caveats: The author is totally impressed with himself, and sometimes that gets annoying. Lots of hand-waving, but it ... Read full review

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User Review  - Dave - Goodreads

Pretty interesting theory on how the brain works and what it means for eventually building intelligent machines. Not take-over-the-world machines or even human-like machines. We don't need to build ... Read full review

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User Review  - Chrissy - Goodreads

Okay. This book and I didn't get along terribly well, but the experience was nevertheless a valuable one. So, 3 stars, even though I disagree fundamentally with some of the theory and the style of ... Read full review

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User Review  - Peter - Goodreads

Somewhat interesting. Presents a "new" way of thinking about the brain and intelligence: the memory-predictive framework. Argues that the neocortex is the most important and defining component of ... Read full review


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