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Human-Machine, come what may!

Is the Machine Age upon us? From supercomputers to robot assistants, from enhanced humans to thinking computers, the machines of tomorrow are taking shape. And mere futuristic fantasies are now things of the past: while some projects are still in their infancy, most could have direct applications in the years to come. Such scientific breakthroughs are often divisive. Do they represent a risk for humans or a prospect of progress? It’s up to you to judge by following this course!
Basic

You will be able to :

  • Understanding to what extent the brain can be duplicated by computer
  • Questioning the relationships between organic matter, thought and information technologies
  • Chapters:

    • The Human Brain Project
    • Human Brain: A Thinking Machine?
    Advanced

    You will be able to :

  • Knowing the ins and outs of a microchip implant
  • Visualizing a concrete application of Artificial Intelligence for the safety of individuals
  • Understanding the computers of the future
  • Chapters:

    • Microchips get under our skin
    • Robots to assist firemen
    • On the way to the Quantum Computer
    Human-Machine, come what may!
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