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Why is a computer not a good analogy for the brain?
Prof. Angus FletcherProf. Angus FletcherHD, subtitles, Q&ATranscript49m
Artificial intelligence systems are built to mimic human intelligence. Do they have any chance of replicating all the abilities of a brain?

Artificial intelligence researchers almost universally acknowledge that computer AI and humans think differently. The human brain can do things that a computer can never do and processes information in a totally different way. So why is the brain so often compared to a computer?

Angus Fletcher joins us in The Garden to explain why our brains love to be creative and why an AI will never be able to write a novel (at least not a great one!).

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Are these really two discrete systems (emotions vs. logic) rather than a nuanced continuum?
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Not a question, but KUDOS to restart and deliver a great talk on such an interesting topic!
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Gave me a lot of food for thought, I wasn't sure what to expect from this talk but it really got me thinking. Thanks Dr Fletcher! Thomas P

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