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TrueNorth: Researchers have created a computer chip that can mimic the human neurons

Back in 2008, scientists at IBM started working on DARPA's Systems of Neuromorphic Adaptive Plastic Scalable Electronics (SyNAPSE) programme. In the meantime, they’ve managed to develop TrueNorth, a computer chip that can perform 46 billion synaptic operations per second. The chip uses silicon technology and it is based on non–von Neumann architecture. According to its developers, the chip was created by using a Samsung 28nm process, it...