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  • If software looks like a brain and acts like a brain—will we treat it like one?

    If software looks like a brain and acts like a brain—will we treat it like one?

    Chappie is merely the latest retread of a humane technology tale. “Right now in computer science, we make computer simulations of neural networks to figure out how the brain works," Anders Sandberg, a computational neuroscientist and research fellow at the Future of Humanity Institute at Oxford University, told Ars. "It seems possible that in a few decades we will take entire brains, scan them, turn them into computer code, and make simulations of everything going on in our brain.”