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A New Hypothesis for the Increased Rates of Autism Worldwide

We observe a steady increase in autism spectrum disorder (ASD) mainly in developed countries, where stressors like famine, pollution, stress and chronic inflammation are at their lowest levels in recorded history. Specifically, current conditions for humans in developed countries have...

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Creating a Truly Conscious AI – A Novel Approach

At present, artificial intelligence (AI) is only capable of performing very specific tasks such as low-level visual recognition, speech recognition, coordinated motor control and pattern detection. However, the development of truly conscious AI systems will allow us to gain knowledge...