World's largest supercomputer 'SpiNNaker' switched on for the first time

Posted on:05 Nov 2018 12:54:42
World's largest supercomputer 'SpiNNaker' switched on for the first time
05 November 2018 Current Affairs:

The world's largest neuromorphic supercomputer SpiNNaker (‘Spiking Neural Network Architecture’ machine), which was designed and built to work like a human brain, has been switched on for the first time.

Made up of one million processors, SpiNNaker can complete over 200 million-million actions per second.

The supercomputer will help scientists better understand how neurological diseases like Parkinson's impact the brain.


The world's largest neuromorphic supercomputer SpiNNaker (‘Spiking Neural Network Architecture’ machine), which was designed and built to work like a human brain, has been switched on for the first time.

Made up of one million processors, SpiNNaker can complete over 200 million-million actions per second.

The supercomputer will help scientists better understand how neurological diseases like Parkinson's impact the brain.


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