Engineers design artificial synapse for “brain-on-a-chip” hardware

From left: MIT researchers Scott H. Tan, Jeehwan Kim, and Shinhyun ChoiImage: Kuan Qiao By Jennifer Chu When it comes to processing power, the human brain just can’t be beat. Packed within the squishy, football-sized organ are somewhere around 100 billion neurons. At any given…

Africa: The Foundations of Technological Transformation in Africa

Photo: Twitter / UNECA Christine Lagarde (left), managing director of the International Monetary Fund, and Vera Songwe, executive secretary of the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa. document By Christine Lagarde Addis Ababa — Speech delivered by Christine Lagarde, managing director of the International Monetary…