Alexander Ringlein

The neural network is a vast integration of knowledge and events processing. This can inspire new research in computer design. From Wikimedia Commons.

Brain on a Chip

How can you build a better chip? One place to start is the human brain; with its trillions of synaptic connections, the brain is a perfect model for a complicated circuit. A Yale researcher has designed a chip called TrueNorth that takes inspiration from the human brain.

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