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bth (635955) writes "A computer with the power of a human brain is not yet near. But this week researchers from IBM Corp. are reporting that they've simulated a cat's cerebral cortex, the thinking part of the brain, using a massive supercomputer. The computer has 147,456 processors (most modern PCs have just one or two processors) and 144 terabytes of main memory — 100,000 times as much as your computer has."
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IBM takes a (feline) step toward thinking machine

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  • That might be 100000 more ram than YOU have, but it's only a little less than 20000 times more ram than I.

One good reason why computers can do more work than people is that they never have to stop and answer the phone.

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