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User Review  - Reid - Goodreads

Very educational. The author does a good job of providing conceptual analogies for technical concepts. Read full review

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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  - Krzysztof Sroka - Goodreads

The essay parts, that steer clear of the realm of actual science, are quite good, but the middle part that treats of how the neocortex works in detail is so insufferable I could only go through 5-10 ... 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  - 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  - Andrej Karpathy - Goodreads

I liked this book: it contains a few nice thought experiments about intelligence. Bare in mind, however, that Jeff Hawkins' implementation of these ideas has not proven to be fruitful so far in his company Numenta. Read full review

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User Review  - Ira Therebel - Goodreads

I am no expert in neither brain activity nor building intelligent machines. This is why it is hard for me to say anything about the idea itself, nor would it really matter. I did find it very ... Read full review


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