Skynet Is ONLINE: Thinking Computers Move A Step Closer

Lookout Sarah Connor.

In Terminator fashion, IBM scientists have unveiled breakthrough software designed for programming silicon chips that “mimic aspects of the human brain.”


The company claims the chips could pave the way for smart sensor networks that mimic the brain’s capacity for perception, action, and thought.

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“Our end goal is to create a brain in a box,” said Dharmendra Modha, an IBM Research senior manager who is the principal investigator for the project.


IBM has been awarded $12 million in new funding from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency to advance the research for this project.


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