How to turn almost ANY object into a computer: Radical technique could lead to AI with human-like intelligence
It might seem like an idea out of science fiction, but the possibility of using potentially any material as a computer could soon become a reality.
These alternative materials could be even better for developing artificial intelligence than existing computers.
Some believe such AI could eventually have human-like intelligence and reasoning.
Experts Mark Douthwaite, a PhD Candidate in High Integrity Systems Engineering, and Matt Dale, a PhD Student in Non-Standard Computation, both from the University of York, explain how this works in an article for The Conversation.
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