Saturday, January 4, 2014

Could robots soon have brains that function like HUMANS? Computer chip that carries out tasks without being asked - and learns from its mistakes - to go on sale



  • The chip can mimic the human ability for perception, action, and thought
  • It will improve everything from navigation to speech, and facial recognition
  • The chip's memory will function as synapses would in the brain, with processors acting as neurons
  • It could also one day create systems that perform better than humans
By Ellie Zolfagharifard


Computers are about to enter an age where they can perceive, act and even think for themselves, using a network similar to the human brain. 

The likes of Google and Facebook are already using the principles of neuroscience to develop artificial brains that they hope will be able to solve their data issues.
Now, San Diego-based Qualcomm is planning to launch the first ever commercial chip inspired by the human brain.

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San Diego-based Qualcomm is planning to launch the first ever commercial chip inspired by the human brain. The chip's memory functions as synapses would in the brain, the processors as neurons and communication as nerve fibres
San Diego-based Qualcomm is planning to launch the first ever commercial chip inspired by the human brain. The chip's memory functions as synapses would in the brain, the processors as neurons and communication as nerve fibres


The chip, which the New York Times has reported will be launched later this year, will be able to automate tasks that currently require painstaking programming.
Crucially, it will also be able to mimic the human ability for perception, action, and thought.

In practice, this means it will be able to avoid and tolerate errors to dramatically improve everything from facial and speech recognition to navigation and planning.
In the longer term, the approach will pave the way for artificial intelligence systems that can perform tasks in the same way, or even better, than humans. 

Full story HERE

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The Black Sheep tries to warn its friends with the truth it has seen, unfortunately herd mentality kicks in for the Sheeple, and they run in fear from the black sheep and keep to the safety of their flock.

Having tried to no avail to awaken his peers, the Black Sheep have no other choice but to unite with each other and escape the impending doom.

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