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IBM’s new microchip emulates the human brain

IBM made a new microchip architecture that emulates the axons, dendrites and synapses of the neurons in the human brain, which make it much more capable of emulating the human brain. There’s been talk of an eventual event called the … Continue reading

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Watson goes to medical school — The future of medicine is on a computer

Now that Watson has settled down in its victory over the top human Jeopardy champions, its creators are finally making that transition they said they intended to do–over to medicine. Watson’s new occupation? Medical student. Except instead of going through … Continue reading

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One final update on Watson

After getting to see a supercomputer obliterate Jeopardy’s two greatest all-time champions, yet another milestone has been reached;  first, a supercomputer defeated the best chess player, and now Jeopardy. Next: race-car driving and musical-theater. And though it can, maybe, come … Continue reading

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