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Are we really ready to build a human brain in a supercomputer? The boycotting of the Human Brain Project

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The centrepiece of European neuroscience, the Human Brain Project, promised to build a simulation of a human brain in a supercomputer within the next 10 years.  The project is now being boycotted by Europe’s top neuroscientists due to its grandiose claims and internal mismanagement.  Is this ambitious goal really feasible or is neuroscience just not there yet?
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The centrepiece of European neuroscience, the Human Brain Project, promised to build a simulation of a human brain in a supercomputer within the next 10 years.  The project is now being boycotted by Europe’s top neuroscientists due to its grandiose claims and internal mismanagement.  Is this ambitious goal really feasible or is neuroscience just not there yet?

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