Search Tag: Supercomputer

IT Management

'Human brain' supercomputer turned on for first time

2018 14 Nov

The world’s largest supercomputer designed to work like a human brain has been switched on for the first time.   After it was fitted with its landmark one-millionth processor core, the ‘Spiking Neural Network Architecture’ (SpiNNaker) was turned on at The University of Manchester’s School of Computer Science.   SpiNNaker can process... Read more

Cardiology Management

New Supercomputer Simulates Blood Flow

2016 22 Mar

Researchers have successfully used a new supercomputer simulation of blood that moves around the entire human body. This simulated blood flow compares extremely well with real-world flow measurements. The findings were presented at the American Physical Society's meeting in Baltimore. The computer, called Harvey, operates on a software that uses... Read more