Thursday, June 3, 2010
Microtubules & Consicousness
Taking into consideration the possible role of microtubules in the consciousness process in humans relegates the advent of the singularity (i.e. consciousness of computer networks) to a much later date than anticipated since the amount of processed information is much bigger than ever thought !
Stuart Hameroff wrote a fascinating theory of consciousness involving quantum mechanics & microtubules in neurons.