Wednesday, February 11, 2009

Is Biology the future of computing?

Computer Science is a form of applied mathematics.  All the etched silicon and electricity is simply the most convenient form to express those ideas, for the time being.  Who's to say that in the future that computers won't take more inspiration from biological sources.  Speaking at the 2009 International Solid-State Circuits Conference, Intel Fellow Mark Bohr spoke about the possibility of integrated circuit design taking design queues from neuron design.

You can read more at Venture Beat

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