Blurb - "Artificial Intelligence System is a distributed computing project being undertaken by Intelligence Realm, Inc. with the long-term goal of simulating the human brain in real time, complete with artificial consciousness and artificial general intelligence. They claim to have found, in research, the “mechanisms of knowledge representation in the brain which is equivalent to finding artificial intelligence”, and have now moved into the developmental phase."
"The AIS project has successfully simulated over 700 billion neurons as of April 28, 2009"
Above, is an example of a company determined to bring about a digital-fully operational-brain over the net using domestic computers. To date they have had quite a bit of success, and i could imagine before long this might become a household name.
has anyone else heard of this? would you care to share your views?