Q&A: Could We Simulate a Human Brain Using Cloud Computing?

Question by Synthetic ARC: Could we simulate a human brain using cloud computing?
If every supercomputer on earth were to be tied together plus using 1% CPU power from every household computer…. would that be enough to simulate a human brain???

Best answer:

Answer by fractal
it seems you’re going to have to wait 8 years for the answer to this question

http://www.dailygalaxy.com/my_weblog/2011/10/the-human-brain-will-be-computer-simulated-by-2020.html

perhaps 12 years…

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-2130124/Scientists-build-human-brain-Supercomputer-simulate-mind-exactly-help-fight-brain-diseases.html

would it be premature to start placing our bets now?

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