Lawrence Livermore buys IBM’s brain-like TrueNorth chip array

Photo: IBM Research Image 1of/1 Caption Close Image 1 of 1 IBM’s TrueNorth chips, which mimic the way the brain works, will be used by the laboratory for researching pattern recognition and classification. IBM’s TrueNorth chips, which mimic the way the brain works, will be used by the laboratory for researching pattern recognition and classification. Photo: IBM Research Lawrence Livermore buys IBM’s brain-like TrueNorth chip array 1 / 1 Back to Gallery Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory just bought a $1 million supercomputer that mimics the human brain to perform complex cognitive tasks while consuming less power than a lightbulb. The national lab is the first testbed for an array of TrueNorth chips developed by IBM. TrueNorth takes a radically different approach to computing than the von Neumann architecture in use since 1946’s…


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