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Submission + - IBM takes a (feline) step toward thinking machine ( 1

bth writes: A computer with the power of a human brain is not yet near. But this week researchers from IBM Corp. are reporting that they've simulated a cat's cerebral cortex, the thinking part of the brain, using a massive supercomputer. The computer has 147,456 processors (most modern PCs have just one or two processors) and 144 terabytes of main memory — 100,000 times as much as your computer has.
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IBM takes a (feline) step toward thinking machine

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  • That might be 100000 more ram than YOU have, but it's only a little less than 20000 times more ram than I.

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