RE: quantum computing and the brain

From: Colin Hales (
Date: Sun Oct 07 2001 - 21:20:30 MDT

>Anybody know if either of these back-of-the-envelope scenarios approaches
>good sense?
> - Miriam

Have a look at

Estimating the 'bit' quantity of multply interconnected neurons is a tricky
question. A plot of qubits vs # connections vs eventual processor mass may
be possible.
10 billion neurons. Each connected to N others and performing a J step
algorithm. The meat version of the processor and the quantum version
differences in modelling may not be able to be compared. I'd be interested
in other views on this. There is also the issue of sensors, actuators, power
supply and their connection (if any).

See if your envelope has new calcs....cheers

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