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Did you know the Japanense have devloped Nanomaterials that can mimic nerve impulses (“spikes”) in the brain?

Nanomaterials that can mimic nerve impulses (“spikes”) in the brain have been developed by researchers at Kyushu Institute of Technology and Osaka University in Japan.
Current “neuromorphic” (brain-like) chips (such as IBM’s neurosynaptic TrueNorth) and circuits (such as those based on the NVIDIA GPGPU, or general purpose graphical processing unit) are devices based on complex circuits that emulate only one part of the brain’s mechanisms: the learning ability of synapses (which connect neurons together).
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http://www.kurzweilai.net/nanomaterials-that-mimic-nerve-impulses-spikes-discovered

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Interesting.
Our computers are going to become more and more human like in how they think.
In some ways that's good. We need better functioning computers. But it's also a little worrisome in terms of becoming self aware.

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