Calculating the Human Brain's Processing Capacity Is a Flawed and Meaningless

Calculating the Human Brain's Processing Capacity Is a Flawed and Meaningless

Calculating the Human Brain's Processing Capacity Is a Flawed and Meaningless
Earlier this month, a computer program called AlphaGo defeated a (human) world champion of the board game Go, years before most experts expected computers to rival the best flesh-and-bone players. …. and though they can surpass birds in speed or …
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Bitcoin Could Consume as Much Electricity as Denmark by 2020
This network of so-called bitcoin “miners” ensures the security of the system, but unfortunately also consumes a lot of electricity—currently about 350 megawatts according to my own calculations, which is roughly equivalent to the electricity demand …
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IBM delivers a piece of its brain-inspired supercomputer to Livermore national lab
“Lawrence Livermore has commissioned a scale-up, brain-inspired supercomputer, and that's what you're looking at here,” Modha said. … Back in 2011, when I got my first look at IBM's prototype “brain chip,” the company had a prototype with one core …
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