TechCrunch | Why can’t a startup build a self-driving car?
March 15, 2014
TechCrunch — March 15, 2014 | Peter Yared
Companies like Google, IBM and Microsoft have been building out machine-learning teams that can leverage their investments in vast networks of computers.
The amount of transistors needed to match the number of neurons in a human brain is a tremendous 100 billion, and it will take us until around 2025 to replicate on a computer chip, according to Kurzweil, although this might be aggressive due to the physics around increasingly smaller transistors in microchips. [...]