Monday, April 04, 2005
Life Begins at Forty
Intel cofounder Gordon Moore didn't realize that what he had written would become "law".
April 19 marks the fortieth anniversary of Moore's Law, the observation that the number of transistors on a chip can double over a short period of time. This is the trend that gives you everything from that snazzy computer in front of you to that fancy cellphone in your pocket. News.com posts an FAQ on the impact this trend has had on our lives over the last forty years.