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THE SENTIENT ROBOT
This site is for everyone interested in two of today's big topics, consciousness and artificial intelligence. It explores whether consciousness can be instantiated in a robot or artificial intelligence entity. Can artificial intelligence become self aware? Is artificial consciousness possible? It considers if robots could have emotions or even feelings. Could there be conscious AI or conscious robots? The site is a go-to, constantly updated repository of summaries and synopses of books, articles, papers, media and events that touch on the human properties of sentience and self awareness. The site explores whether such features can be uploaded into AI and robots.
Specialized coding of sensory, motor and cognitive variables in VTA dopamine neurons by Ben Engelhard et al in Nature 27 June 2019
Dopamine has numerous ways in which to express itself. Decision-making in the brain is a complex...Read More
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