Little, Big [ RE: How Moore's law stabbed us in the back ]

Eugene Leitl Eugene.Leitl@lrz.uni-muenchen.de
Fri, 4 Jan 2002 09:14:19 +0100 (MET)


On Thu, 3 Jan 2002, Joseph S. Barrera III wrote:

> The Moore's Law discussion isn't really grabbing me because
> I can't really think of anything new to add. I started with
> a HP-29C with about 512 bytes of storage, and have just ordered
> a notebook with 1 GB of SDRAM. Although more memory would

Wouldn't you wish that 1 GByte would come as embedded memory, in 100..1000
CPU grains?

> be useful for the 29C (which I still use), 1 MB would be
> ridiculous, not to mention 1 GB. But I certainly will be using
> all 1 GB in the notebook. There will always be apps to use the
> more memory and processing power.

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