An ambitious project to build a dream imaging machine is underway:
“In a 100-year timeframe we want to understand human consciousness,” said Rubin.
Rubin and colleagues at the Howard Hughes Medical Institute — one of the world’s richest philanthropies with an endowment worth $11.3 billion — are approaching this ticklish problem backwards. They have bought a 280-acre farm in Ashburn, Virginia, and are building a new kind of research campus.
Reminds me of Until the End of the World
(via Posthuman Blues)