r/science Oct 07 '22

Researchers have developed an ionic circuit comprising hundreds of ionic transistors and performed a core process of neural net computing Computer Science

https://www.seas.harvard.edu/news/2022/09/neural-net-computing-water
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u/giuliomagnifico Oct 07 '22

Nice achievement but:

“While our ionic circuit cannot be as fast or accurate as the digital microprocessors, the electrochemical matrix multiplication in water is charming in its own right, and has a potential to be energy efficient.”

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u/DracoDruid Oct 07 '22

What we truly need are optical processors/microchips

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u/santaclaws_ Oct 07 '22

Uh, aren't these kind of slow?