Brain-inspired algorithms may make for optimized computational networks

Posted in Software on 21st Jul, 2015
by Alex Muller

The developing brain eliminates unneeded connections between neurons.

Computing at the speed of light with ultracompact beamsplitter

Posted in Hardware on 19th May, 2015
by Alex Muller

Light is the fastest thing you can use to transmit information. With all light, computing can eventually be millions of times faster.

A neuroscientist's radical theory of how networks become conscious

Posted in Science on 10th Dec, 2013
by Alex Muller

Where does consciousness come from? We know it exists, at least in ourselves. But how it arises from chemistry and electricity in our brains is an unsolved mystery.