Computers capable of mimicking the human brain’s power and efficiency could be just 10 years off, according to a leading researcher at IBM, writes Daniel Terdiman for CNET News. According to researcher Dharmendra Modha, manager of IBM’s cognitive computing initiative, scientists from IBM and some of the world’s top universities have already managed to simulate the computing complexity of the feline cortex – a feat that could augur a day not too far off when it will be possible to ramp up to what the human brain can accomplish.
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