Re: Hofstadter Symposium

From: Spike Jones (
Date: Tue Apr 04 2000 - 21:49:52 MDT

Damien Broderick wrote:

> "The size seems to be Moores Law. Its function is fixed," Joy said at one
> point, drawing howls from the crowd. >
> The size? I.e., the available grunt to run an OS? Why crowd howls? Why
> comic? Am I missing something, or was the reporter?

Ja and he delivered the line with a perfectly straight face. ---> {8-|

The size of operating systems seems to double every couple years
but it isnt clear it is really doing more than before. spike

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