SV: Capacity of the brain

Claudio Tagliola 9638644 at
Mon Sep 6 15:24:45 EST 1999

>Moores Law, named for Intel co-founder Gordon Moore, states that
>microprocessor performance doubles every 18 months.  It's a "soundbite"
>law, based on previous performance, rather than anything as concrete as
>atomic characteristics.

Moore's law has been broken by the arrival of the new AMD K7 chips,
the speed has been doubled within 18 months and if one's to believe AMD's
capabilities, this speed increase is legit. But this law held up extemely
suprisingly for this business.

Claudio Tagliola,
Student Artificial Intelligence, University of Amsterdam

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