How the Brain Works and More

Paul Bush paul at
Thu Apr 25 19:08:38 EST 1996

In article <317EDD47.446B9B3D at>, Paultje Bakker <bakker at> writes:
|> > One last point - to build a nonhuman intelligence, build a huge
|> > cortex and connect it to some inputs. The difficulty will come in
|> > training it - deciding which higher level concepts it builds are
|> > important. 
|> Now why didn't I think of that!

Cos you didn't work out what cortex does, exactly.

|> If I were you, I would apply for a patent, and quick. You 
|> don't know who might be reading these posts.

I think there has to be something a bit more specific to get a patent. I don't
know what the learning algorithm is, even though I have some good constraints on
what it must look like. Anyway, I'll be happy if someone proves my theory correct 
by building a machine that implements my ideas. 


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