In Silico

    Original name
    In Silico
    Director
    Noah Hutton
    Cast
    Henry Markram, Kathryn Hess, Sean Hill, Eilif Mueller, Christof Koch, Sebastian Seung, Jeff Lichtman, Haim Sompolinsky, Idan Segev, Stanislaw Dehaene
    Year
    2020
    Lenght
    83
    Country
    USA
    Storage
    Full HD
    Language
    English with Czech subtitles
    Distributor
    Autlook

    The brain – by far the most complex structure in the known universe that harbours many, for us still unsolvable secrets. During the unimaginably long period of ongoing evolution on planet Earth, there came to life a highly organized cluster of 100 billion nerve cells (neurons), which led all the way to the creation of consciousness in us humans. Contemporary neuroscience still knows very little about the brain’s processes but that doesn’t mean we should stop the fascinating research. With great determination, the world’s leading neurologist, Henry Markram, also took up the task – in 2009, he announced to the world his ambitious plan to create a digital copy of a functional brain within a supercomputer’s mainframe in the course of ten years…

    19.09.15:30 / Prague / Lucerna / Small room