How to Build Artificial Neurons

The video below shows how to build artificial neurons on breadboards using individual transistors.

The capacitor of the artificial neurons works like the dendrites and body of biological neurons which receive charge and integrate the charge until a voltage threshold is reached. Once the threshold is reached the capacitor discharges allowing the synapses of that neuron to transfer charge to all the postsynaptic neurons that connect to the firing neuron.

The goal of this video is to teach the basic of how these circuits work and to inspire others to work on hardware based neural networks. Hopefully we can work together to build awesome future projects!

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