IBM Develops Computer Chip that thinks like a Human's Brain

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Its only a matter of time until they become self - aware and we have a terminator style apocalypse.

All jokes aside, Daily Mail reports that IBM has created a computer chip called "True North" that is able to think like a human and figure out solutions to problems on its own. The chip has 1 million "neurons" which would allow an extremely powerful computer to be made that is a fraction of the size of current models.

More specifically the chip is about the size of a stamp which means cell phones may soon be more powerful than your computer.

"Modern processors have some 1.4 billion transistors and consume up to 140 watts but the IBM chip contains 5.4 billion transistors and uses just 70 milliwatts of power, meaning it is incredibly efficient."

While these numbers are much smaller than what our own human brains contain, the chip will still be helpful in many ways.

So yeah, get ready for some serious advances in technology.