Tag: SpiNNaker

Beyond von Neumann, Neuromorphic Computing Steadily Advances

Mar 21, 2016 |

Neuromorphic computing – brain inspired computing – has long been a tantalizing goal. The human brain does with around 20 watts what supercomputers do with megawatts. And power consumption isn’t the only difference. Fundamentally, brains ‘think differently’ than the von Neumann architecture-based computers. While neuromorphic computing progress has been intriguing, it has still not proven very practical.

The Rise of the Thinking Machine

Aug 25, 2011 |

Brain-centric computing is having a pretty good year.

Researchers Spin Up Supercomputer for Brain Simulation

Jul 7, 2011 |

SpiNNaker project will employ ARM processors to map virtual brain.