09/26/2012 08:43 am ET Updated Nov 26, 2012

A Startup Tries To Make A Better Artificial Brain

Your eyes work with your brain to teach you about the world. You learn to recognize objects, people, and places, and you learn to imagine new things. A startup called Vicarious thinks computers could learn to do likewise, and it's building software that tries to process visual information the way the brain does.

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