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Hybrid World Adelaide: Connecting the dots to spark AI consciousness
- What is consciousness?
It’s an age-old mystery that’s long frustrated scientists, yet one that could be partially answered, subjectively speaking, when a hi-tech festival opens in Adelaide during July.
Among speakers at the second annual Hybrid World Adelaide tech conference will be Phillip Alveda, a former program director of the US Defence Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA).
He started a program at DARPA to develop its brain-machine interface beyond just using implants that connect to a quadriplegic via 100 wires so they can operate prosthetic limbs.
Instead, it has developed a…