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How Obama's $100M BRAIN Initiative Could Open ‘The Next Frontier' Or Be An Epic Fail

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http://techcrunch.com – “If we keep taking bold steps … I’m confident America will continue to lead the world into that next frontier of human understanding.” — Barack Obama (@BarackObama) April 2, 2013 President Barack Obama is betting that the brain is the “next frontier” of human innovation: He announced a massive $100 million initiative to map the mind. As the seed of mankind’s world, a more advanced understanding of the mind could create hyper-intelligent computers, cure debilitating disorders, and simplify the complexities of nature. But some scientists worry that brute (IT news)