You always here about Moore's Law and trying to perpetuate it, but you rarely hear about Rock's Law (that the cost of a plant doubles every 3 years). It is so much easier to break Rock's Law and it would have just as big if not greater impact on margins. Brilliant machines should power fabs.
Capital equipment: Will further shrink bring growth?
The midterm outlook for the capital-equipment industry is positive, but companies need to prepare for the slowdown of Moore’s law.
Primitive quantum computers are already outperforming current machines
By now, most readers of Futurism are probably pretty well acquainted with the concept (and fantastic promise) of quantum computing . For those who aren't, the idea is fairly (!) simple: quantum computers exploit three very unusual features that...
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