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User Review  - BenLinders - LibraryThing

This book gives you insights about how the brain works. It helped me to get a deeper understanding on subjects like creativity, managing information, and on taking decisions. Read full review

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User Review  - MarkBeronte - LibraryThing

Hawkins develops a powerful theory of how the human brain works, explaining why computers are not intelligent and how, based on this new theory, we can finally build intelligent machines. The brain is ... Read full review

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User Review  - DSeanW - LibraryThing

Except for one excruciatingly difficult chapter on brain structure a great book, full of interesting ideas and an intriguing view of the future. Read full review

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User Review  - motjebben - LibraryThing

Not what I expected, but pleasantly so: I thought the book would describe "computing machines", but, instead, it proposes an overarching theory that states that prediction is the primary purpose of ... Read full review

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User Review  - KevinCK - LibraryThing

Hawkin's book is very interesting, especially for those interested in figuring out what the mind does when it thinks, and why it seems that the computational model of intelligences falls a bit short ... Read full review

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User Review  - colinsky - LibraryThing

This is a clever book written by the founder of Palm Computing, who also happens to have postgraduate training in neuroscience and who funds a nice neuroscience institute in the US that is dedicated ... Read full review


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