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 The Lives and Death of Moore's Law

First Monday brings us: The Lives and Death of Moore's Law.

"Moore's Law has been an important benchmark for developments in microelectronics and information processing for over three decades. During this time, its applications and interpretations have proliferated and expanded, often far beyond the validity of the original assumptions made by Moore. Technical considerations of optimal chip manufacturing costs have been expanded to processor performance, economics of computing, and social development. It is therefore useful to review the various interpretations of Moore's Law and empirical evidence that could support them."

 (Submitted by Noel Tue Jan 7, 2003 )


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