IEEE Spectrum has published an interesting article titled "IBM Unveils a New Brain Simulator: A big step forward in a project that aims for thinking chips". The post describes IBM’s Almaden Research Center latest simulation effort announced at the Supercomputing Conference (SC09), where they unveiled that "that they have created the largest brain simulation to date on a supercomputer. The number of neurons and synapses in the simulation exceed those in a cat’s brain; previous simulations have reached only the level of mouse and rat brains." Read the rest of this entry »
November 19, 2009|
May 2, 2009|"The Coming Merging of Mind and Machine".In the 2008 Scientific American Special Report on Robots, Ray Kurzweil talks about
Ray Kurzweil has been long known as one of the main "futurologists" advocating the loss of intellectual supremacy by humankind to machines in the near future...actually, in the next few decades. Such a topic cannot be left without comments by Neurdon!
January 26, 2009|
Dharmendra S Modha is the Principal Investigator in one of the three DARPA SyNAPSE grants, the one awarded to IBM. Modha is the Manager of the Cognitive Computing facility at IBM. Here is the full article from his blog.