InfoQ – 55th Anniversary of Moore’s Law

27Apr20

April 2020 marks 55 years since Intel co-founder Gordon Moore published ‘Cramming more components onto integrated circuits (pdf)‘, the paper that subsequently became known as the origin for his eponymous law. For over 50 of those years Intel and its competitors kept making Moore’s law come true, but more recently efforts to push down integrated circuit feature size have been hitting trouble with limitations in economics and physics that force us to consider what happens in a post Moore’s law world.

Plot by Karl Rupp from his microprocessor trend data (CC BY 4.0 license)

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