March 24, 2005
Technology: A New Company to Focus on Artificial Intelligence
New York Times
By JOHN MARKOFF
The technologist and the marketing executive who co-founded Palm Computing
are starting a new company to license software technologies based on a
theory of how the mind works.
" ... Jeff Hawkins and Donna Dubinsky will remain involved with what is now called PalmOne, but on Thursday they plan to announce the creation of Numenta, a technology development firm that will conduct research in an effort to extend Mr. Hawkins's theories. Those ideas were initially sketched out last year in his book "On Intelligence: How a New Understanding of the Brain Will Lead to the Creation of Truly Intelligent Machines," co-written with Sandra Blakeslee."