On intelligence is the most important book in neuroscience, psychology, and. In his 2004 book titled on intelligence, and in his research before and after, he and his. On intelligence is the most important book in neuroscience. Jeff hawkins is most commonly known for inventing one of the first handheld computer devices, the palm pilot, and founding the redwood center for theoretical neuroscience. Jeff hawkins, the man who created the palmpilot, treo smart phone, and other handheld devices, has reshaped our relationship to computers. Jeff hawkins recently reread his 2004 book on intelligence, where the founder of palm computing the company that gave us the first handheld computer and later, firstgeneration smartphones.
In on intelligence hawkins juxtaposes his two lovescomputers and brainsto examine the real future of artificial intelligence. From the inventor of the palmpilot comes a new and compelling theo. And it predicts an exciting technology future filled with truly intelligent machines that go far beyond todays computers and crude robots. Jeff hawkins is the founder of redwood center for theoretical neuroscience in 2002 and numenta in 2005. It lays out a dramatic new unified theory of how the brain works, in a way that even lay readers can easily understand. Meet the man building an ai that mimics our neocortex. More on this later in the post, but first a must see video of jeff hawkins presenting his ideas at the ted conference in 2003. How a new understanding of the brain will lead to the creation of truly intelligent machines is a 2004 book by palm pilotinventor jeff hawkins. In doing so, he unites two fields of study that have been moving uneasily toward one another for at least two decades. It outlines the core concepts of hierarchical temporal memory htm and. He has since turned to work on neuroscience fulltime, founding the redwood center for theoretical neuroscience formerly the redwood neuroscience institute in 2002 and numenta in 2005. Although he has expressed interest in artificial intelligence his whole life, he has also expressed a deep interest for neuroscience as shown in his book on intelligence.
In this post we will focus on three elements of jeff hawkins journey to help mankind unlock the secrets of human intelligence. Jeff hawkins, the man who created the palmpilot, treo smart phone, and other. There are very famous neuroscientists who read a book i wrote last year, called on intelligence, and who wrote some complimentary things. Jeff hawkins, a silicon valley veteran who spent the last decade exploring the mysteries of the human brain, arranged a meeting with deepmind, the worlds leading a. Jeff hawkins has 20 books on goodreads with 15939 ratings. How a new understanding of the brain will lead to the creation of truly intelligent machines is a 2004 book by palm pilotinventor jeff hawkins with new york times science writer sandra blakeslee.
Hawkins book on intelligence, pictured on the right, is hailed by many as a landmark work in the field of brain and intelligence theory. Jeff hawkins recently reread his 2004 book on intelligence, where the founder of palm computing the company that gave us the first handheld computer and. If, like me, youre a software developer with an interest in true artificial intelligence, this is a very stimulating book. Jeffrey hawkins born june 1, 1957 is the american founder of palm computing and handspring where he invented the palmpilot and treo, respectively. He set out to study the impossibly intricate inner workings of the brain to.
Jeff hawkinss most popular book is on intelligence. It is original, inventive, and thoughtful, from one of the worlds foremost thinkers. Jeff hawkins is finally ready to explain his brain. Jeff hawkins and sandra blakeslee appear to be doing for computer science and intelligent machines what edward. Its weakness is his failure to consider the influence of the brains emotionalmotivational circuitry on learning and memory. On intelligence is a book by jeff hawkins with sandra blakeslee, written in 2004. Hawkins is the author of on intelligence which explains his. Jeff hawkins will change the way the world thinks about intelligence and the prospect of intelligent machines. The strength here lies in the solid work of neuroscientists undergirding hawkins s ideas.835 1512 434 340 1527 1421 476 987 1554 394 1134 305 1371 1041 1414 1391 1408 119 69 877 359 659 1266 55 122 1372 519 1538 7 955 189 1476 706 1453 587 859 265 921 946 159 182 792