China Just Achieved A “Brain Scale” AI Computer

Today in “Skynet does Asia” news, Chinese scientists are boasting about a new supercomputer that is so fast, it can run AI at the speed of a human brain.

The computer, referred to as the Newest Generation Sunway supercomputer, is now on a par with the latest machine built by the US Department of Energy, called Frontier, according to The Star and the South China Morning Post.

Earlier this month, Frontier had been named the world’s most powerful computer.

The Chinese scientists named their AI model ‘bagualu’, which means “alchemist’s pot”. It was trained by the Sunway machine to have 174 trillion parameters, on a par with that of a human brain for the first time, the report says. 

The Sunway “has a speed of a billion billion operations per second, expressed as 5.3 floating-point operations per second (exaflops),

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