Brian Atkins writes
: I'm relatively new to the list, but my understanding of an "S curve"
: is that is for a particular technology- like aluminum+silicon
: chips like a Pentium. Obviously each technology reaches a limit,
: and something new like copper steps in. The question is can we
: keep finding newer and more powerful technologies, right?
Well we can't do it forever, because there are inherent
physical limits to computation (energy, temperature, quanta,
stuff like that).
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