Smartwatches, Google Glass, even humble fitness trackers: all great, apart from the fact that the batteries last for what seems like minutes. But now, a new kind of low-power processor could change that.
Cognitive computing has been one of our most exciting frontiers for years. It's enticing to think that we can someday build a computer that's as powerful and as efficient as a brain. IBM's latest miracle chip just got us closer than ever – squeezing one million neurons into one stamp-sized chip.
Moore's Law states that very two years the number of transistors in an integrated circuit doubles every two years, but it's getting increasingly difficult to keep up. Fortunately NASA may have a solution.