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The Future of Information Technology — Hopes and Challenges

  • Jacek Unold

Abstract

Although the information revolution is in full swing, development of information technology may rest on one question: can silicon-based computer technology sustain Moore’s law beyond 2020? In 1965 — three years before he co-founded Intel with Bob Noyce — Gordon Moore published an article that turned out to be uncannily prophetic. Moore wrote that the number of circuits on a silicon chip would keep doubling every year. He later revised this to every 18 to 24 months, a forecast that has held remarkably well over several decades (Unold, 2001).

Keywords

Quantum Computer Cochlear Implant Silicon Chip National Nanotechnology Initiative Information Revolution 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 2002

Authors and Affiliations

  • Jacek Unold
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  1. 1.College of Business and EconomicsBoise State UniversityBoiseUSA

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