I think this is the point in the computer's evolution where biology is moore (pun intended :-) ) closely replicated. Massively parallel processing will be the answer and 3D allows this to be done with a reduction in area. The human brain is billions of processors running at a few hertz with massively parallel connections between them. This is where we should be heading
As we unveil EE Times’ 2015 Silicon 60 list, journalist & Silicon 60 researcher Peter Clarke hosts a conversation on startups in the electronics industry. Panelists Dan Armbrust (investment firm Silicon Catalyst), Andrew Kau (venture capital firm Walden International), and Stan Boland (successful serial entrepreneur, former CEO of Neul, Icera) join in the live debate.