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tekwatcher
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re: SpiNNaker ARM chip slide show
tekwatcher   7/21/2011 2:02:43 PM
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Cool and interesting project? Are these guys trying to replace man by silicon? I understand that they need a justification for their job, but they remind me of the apprentice sorcerers who are trying to create gold in their cauldrons.

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re: SpiNNaker ARM chip slide show
cdhmanning   7/18/2011 12:00:13 AM
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The actual programming of the cores should surely be the easy part. Each core probably just simulates a bunch of neuron - a pretty simple element - and all the cores will be running similar - if not identical code. What is really going to be the challenge is setting up the interconnection and run-time data.

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re: SpiNNaker ARM chip slide show
t.alex   7/17/2011 9:16:40 AM
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Cool and interesting project!

goafrit
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re: SpiNNaker ARM chip slide show
goafrit   7/16/2011 12:34:07 PM
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And this the most difficult aspect of this business. The game stops in making them to work together

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re: SpiNNaker ARM chip slide show
krisi   7/15/2011 2:53:05 PM
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Very cool...does anyone know how this stacks up against IBM efforts in this domain? Kris

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re: SpiNNaker ARM chip slide show
dan-nevill   7/14/2011 8:09:27 PM
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As one of the people that worked on the interconnect for this project, I am extremely glad that it is finally getting the recognition it deserves

dan-nevill
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dan-nevill   7/14/2011 8:06:54 PM
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As a person that worked on the interconnect for this project I am extremely glad that it is finally getting the recognition it deserves

KB3001
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re: SpiNNaker ARM chip slide show
KB3001   7/14/2011 3:51:48 PM
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This is a very exciting project. Programming the million core system is a colossal undertaking!



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