Jeffrey Hawkins

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Jeffrey Hawkins was born on 1 June, 1957 in Huntington, NY, is a Businessperson. Discover Jeffrey Hawkins’s Biography, Age, Height, Physical Stats, Dating/Affairs, Family and career updates. Learn How rich is He in this year and how He spends money? Also learn how He earned most of networth at the age of 63 years old?

Popular AsJeffrey Hawkins
OccupationBusinessperson
Age63 years old
Zodiac SignGemini
Born1 June 1957
Birthday1 June
BirthplaceHuntington, NY
NationalityNY

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Jeffrey Hawkins Net Worth

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Timeline of Jeffrey Hawkins

2016

In 2016, Hawkins hypothesized that cortical columns did not just capture a sensation, but also the relative location of that sensation, in three dimensions rather than two (situated capture), in relation to what was around it. Hawkins explains, “When the brain builds a model of the world, everything has a location relative to everything else”.

2005

In March 2005, Hawkins, together with Dubinsky (Palm’s original CEO) and Dileep George, founded Numenta, Inc.

In 2002, after two decades of finding little interest from neuroscience institutions, Hawkins founded the Redwood Neuroscience Institute in Menlo Park, California. As a result of the formation of Hawkins’ new company, Numenta, the Institute was moved to the University of California, Berkeley on July 1, 2005, renamed the Redwood Center for Theoretical Neuroscience, and is now administered through the Helen Wills Neuroscience Institute.

2004

In 2004, Hawkins published On Intelligence (with The New York Times science writer Sandra Blakeslee), laying out his “memory-prediction framework” of how the brain works. The memory-prediction framework encompases a number of methods that the brain uses to classify input and recognize patterns. Hawkins’ theory suggests an “unsupervised learning system” where accurate modelling is the only goal.

2003

In 2003, Hawkins was elected as a member of the National Academy of Engineering “for the creation of the hand-held computing paradigm and the creation of the first commercially successful example of a hand-held computing device.” He also serves on the Advisory Board of the Secular Coalition for America where he has advised on the acceptance and inclusion of nontheism in American life.

1999

Hawkins left the company along with Palm co-founders Donna Dubinsky and Ed Colligan to start Handspring, which debuted the Handspring Visor in September 1999. 3Com ended up spinning off Palm in March 2000, which then merged in a reconfluence with Handspring in August 2003.

1996

Hawkins searched for partners to build a simple new handheld, but was stymied until modem manufacturer USRobotics stepped in with the financial backing and manufacturing expertise to bring the PalmPilot to market in early 1996. By the fall of 1998, US Robotics’ new owner, 3Com, was hindering his plans.

1992

Hawkins founded Palm Inc. in January 1992. Their first product was the Zoomer, a collaboration with Palm applications, GeoWorks OS, Casio hardware, and Tandy marketing. The Apple Newton came out about the same time, late 1993, but both products failed, partly due to poor character recognition software. Hawkins responded with Graffiti, a simpler and more effective recognition product that ran on both the Zoomer and the Newton. They also developed HotSync synchronization software for Hewlett-Packard devices.

1988

Hawkins desired to move on with the development of a smaller, hand-held device, but executives at GRiD were reluctant to take the risk. Tandy Corporation had acquired GRiD in 1988, and they were willing to support Hawkins in a new venture company.

1986

Hawkins’ interest in pattern recognition for speech and text input to computers led him to enroll in the biophysics program at the University of California, Berkeley in 1986. While there he patented a “pattern classifier” for handwritten text, but his PhD proposal was rejected, apparently because none of the professors there were working in that field. The setback led him back to GRiD, where, as vice president of research, he developed their pen-based computing initiative that in 1989 spawned the GRiDPad, one of the first tablet computers.

1982

Hawkins moved to GRiD Systems in 1982, where he developed rapid application development (RAD) software called GRiDtask.

1979

He attended Cornell University, where he received a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering in 1979, then started work for Intel.

After graduating from Cornell in June 1979, he read a special issue of Scientific American on the brain in which Francis Crick lamented the lack of a grand theory explaining how the brain functions. Initially, Hawkins attempted to join the MIT AI Lab but was refused.

1957

Jeffrey Hawkins (born June 1, 1957) is the American founder of Palm Computing and Handspring where he invented the PalmPilot and Treo, respectively. He has since turned to work on neuroscience full-time, founding the Redwood Center for Theoretical Neuroscience (formerly the Redwood Neuroscience Institute) in 2002 and Numenta in 2005. Hawkins is the author of On Intelligence which explains his memory-prediction framework theory of the brain.