NOVANOVA Wonders Can We Build a Brain? Season 45 Episode 104 | 53m 43s Artificially intelligent machines are taking over. They’re influencing our everyday lives in profound and often invisible ways. They can read handwriting, interpret emotions, play games, and even act as personal assistants. They are in our phones, our cars, our doctors’ offices, our banks, our web searches…the list goes on and is rapidly growing ever longer. Aired: 04/04/18 Expires: 05/15/21 Rating: TV-PG Closed CaptioningVideo has closed captioning.Buy Now:PBSBuy DVDs AppleBuy on iTunes AmazonBuy on AmazoncheckmarkAdd to WatchlistWatch PreviewProblems Playing Video?Report a ProblemClosed CaptioningShare:Share this video on FacebookFacebookShare this video on TwitterTwitterShare this video on Google PlusGoogleShare this video via EmailE-mailEmbedEmbed Code for this videoEmbed CodeNOVANOVA Wonders Can We Build a Brain?Season 45 Episode 104Width in pixels px Height in pixels px Copied to your clipboardLabelCopy to ClipboardClick to copy embed code for videoCloseCloseReport a ProblemBefore you submit an error, please consult our Troubleshooting Guide.Type of ErrorVideo doesn't loadVideo loads, but doesn't playVideo jumps back/forwardOnly audio is streamingSponsorship playback errorOtherPlease add more detailsCancelSubmit ReportYour report has been successfully submitted. Thank you for helping us improve PBS Video.CloseCloseClose Learn More Down Can Machines Think Like Us? A computer named Watson is the latest contestant in machine v. human battles. Will Robots Become Conscious? What makes a brain or machine conscious? This theory is beginning to provide some answers. Unlocking the Brain's Secrets Neuroscientists are beginning to unravel the brain’s mysterious perineuronal nets. Bias in Artificial Intelligence AI systems don’t think exactly like humans, but the algorithms can—and do—play favorites.Episode Links NOVA Wonder's "Can We Build a Brain?" Homepage Shop NOVA Email NewsletterNational corporate funding for NOVA Wonders is provided by Draper. Major funding for NOVA Wonders is provided by National Science Foundation, the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation, the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation and public television viewers, with additional funding for “Are We Alone?” and “What’s the Universe Made Of?” provided by the John Templeton Foundation. This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant No. DRL-1420749. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.