The Computer That Never Crashes

Everyday computers are ill suited to modeling natural processes such as how neurons work or how bees swarm. This is because they plod along sequentially, executing one instruction at a time. “Nature isn’t like that,” says UCL computer scientist Peter Bentley. “Its processes are distributed, decentralized and probabilistic. And they are fault tolerant, able to heal themselves. A computer should be able to do that.”

2014-05-14T05:31:12+00:00 February 16th, 2013|Categories: Link List|Tags: , |0 Comments