IBM unveils computer fed by ‘electronic blood’

IBM has unveiled a prototype of a new brain-inspired computer powered by what it calls “electronic blood”.

The firm says it is learning from nature by building computers fuelled and cooled by a liquid, like our minds.

The human brain packs phenomenal computing power into a tiny space and uses only 20 watts of energy - an efficiency IBM is keen to match.

Its new “redox flow” system pumps an electrolyte “blood” through a computer, carrying power in and taking heat out.”

Learn more from BBC News.

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