[Beowulf] [tt] One million ARM chips challenge Intel bumblebee
Daniel.Pfenniger at unige.ch
Thu Jul 7 10:05:22 PDT 2011
Prentice Bisbal wrote:
> On 07/07/2011 10:13 AM, Eugen Leitl wrote:
>> One million ARM chips challenge Intel bumblebee
> Now say it like Dr. Evil: one MILLION processors.
> How long is it going to take to wire them all up? And how fast are they
> going to fail? If there's a MTBF of one million hours, that's still one
> failure per hour.
> Should be interesting.
The real challenge is they want to simulate a human brain
(~10^11 neurons, 10^14-10^15 synapses) with so few processors.
I guess in any real brain many neurons and even more synapses are
permanently out of order...
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