Singularity University Blog | Larry Smarr – Supercomputing and the human brain

November 2, 2009

Singularity University Blog — Nov 2, 2009 | Singularity University staff

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Larry Smarr discusses the state of the art in supercomputing, with a focus on how current computation compares to the human brain and when supercomputers will surpass human processing power. Current supercomputers are estimated to match the human visual cortex and will reach human brain’s computational ability within the next twenty years.