Humans have been trying to quantify consciousness for at least as long as there have been written records and, likely, this search for understanding predates written records.

This is an area where recent advances in math and AI research starts shedding new light on an old topic. In this TEDx talk, Max Tegmark explores the notion of consciousness as an emergent mathematical pattern.

Darya Hvizdalova is a member of the international research & development company GoodAI which focuses on building a general artificial intelligence software program that will automate cognitive processes in science, technology, business and other fields.

In this TEDx talk, she speaks about how each of us can participate in the process. .