Teaching Machines to Watch Blade Runner

First Published June 2008

This is part of IEEE Spectrum's SPECIAL REPORT: THE SINGULARITY

 

 
INTERVIEW BY HARRY GOLDSTEIN; FILMING, EDITING AND PRODUCTION BY JOSH ROMERO
 
Christof Koch explains how we can use visual illusions and scenes to explore the difference between our conscious and unconscious perception.

 

For more, read Can Machines Be Conscious? by Christof Koch and Giulio Tononi. (Also, check out Do You Need a Quantum Computer to Achieve Machine Consciousness?
and A Bit of Theory: Consciousness as Integrated Information).

For more articles, videos, and special features, go to The Singularity Special Report.