Skip to comments.Supercomputer imitates mouse brain
Posted on 04/29/2007 11:26:43 AM PDT by nypokerface
NEW YORK, April 28 (UPI) -- Scientists in the United States have used a supercomputer to replicate a mouse-like brain.
While it might not sound like much, the accomplishment by researchers at IBM and the University of Nevada was seen as approaching the enormously complex processes that take place in any living brain.
The BBC said Saturday that even half a mouse brain contains about 8 million neurons. The supercomputer required the use of more than 4,000 computer processors -- each using 256 megabits of memory - to simulate the rodent cerebellum.
The experiment was complex enough that it could only be run for 10 seconds at speeds slow even by mouse-thinking standards. Still, the researchers hope to run further experiments that will speed up the process.
When did it surpass the Dems?
Wow - 8 million neurons and still can’t avoid a 2 dollar trap.
Power of Cheese!!!
A fatal exception 0E has occured at...
If its developers are soliciting suggestions to name the computer, I’d like to offer “Harry Reid.”
| I guess now we know
why CBS is talking
of firing Katie!
With any luck, the project will be outsourced to India and we will have two thousand years of gibberish that nobody will understand.
The answer is 42.
And thus, skynet begins. lol
So what’s the big deal... I was able to not only imitate, but duplicate Harry Reid’s brain on my Radio Shack TRS-80.
| Somewhere there's a guy
who's spent the last thirty years
with one of these things
programming it in
assembler and he's got it
thinking like a moose!
I have long believed that rather than have an air-headed lib like Katie C. who is not even good to look at while she’s babbling, we need a computer-generated “simONE” like the lovely Rachel Roberts..... or maybe even the real thing!
Instead of mindless lib ugly newsreaders, why not have computers and/or human models read the news?
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