As processors become faster and memory becomes cheaper, software becomes correspondingly slower and more bloated, using up all available resources.It's truly hard to believe that there are still Robot Cultists out there who fancy Moore's Law is going to spit out a Robot God and end human history in "The Singularity," but sadly, so sadly, there are. Far from an acceleration of accelerating change, the computation-multimedia-industrial complex has looked to me to be cranking out stasis for landfill rather than building a toypile to tech-heaven for a long time now.
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Monday, September 26, 2011
Learning from Lanier's Inverse Moore's Law
From his Half A Manifesto, now well over a decade old: