Beyond Machines: The Year 3000

Rudy Rucker, a science fiction writer, professor of Computer Science tells TEDxBrussels his vision of the future. As in his novel “Software” where computers ‘preserve’ the human brain, a so-called ‘life box’ database remains which keeps our memories alive. These machines however cannot substitute humans as our minds perform more physical and biological processes, where artificial intelligence only relies on inferences.
Biomathematics models such as cellular automaton and Belousov–Zhabotinsky simulation come closer to the biological processes. He describes his idea of this biological computation emerging in the future with beautiful (mostly self-drawn) paintings

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