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​Kwabena Boahen: What does the next generation of computers look like?

A professor of electrical engineering and bioengineering discusses the “neuromorphic computer” — the computer that acts a lot like the human brain.

brain illustration

Illustration by Stefani Billings

In the Future of Everything radio show, Kwabena Boahen discusses the evolution of computers and how the next big step forward will be to design chips that behave more like the human brain.

Boahen is a professor of bioengineering and electrical engineering, exploring in his lab how these chips can interface with drones or with the human brain. “It's really early days,” he says.