Intelligence is not Artificial

Why the Singularity is not Coming any Time Soon And Other Meditations on the Post-Human Condition and the Future of Intelligence

by piero scaruffi
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(These are excerpts from my book "Intelligence is not Artificial")

Intermezzo: We may Overestimate Brains

The record for brain size compared with body mass does not belong to Homo Sapiens: it belongs to the squirrel monkey (5% of the body weight, versus 2% for humans). The sparrow is a close second.

The longest living beings on the planet (bacteria and trees) have no brain.

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