[Ads-l] Moore's Law

James A. Landau JJJRLandau at NETSCAPE.COM
Wed Dec 13 10:15:35 EST 2017


https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/why-doug-joness-victory-is-a-big-deal/2017/12/13/db504842-dfbc-11e7-8679-a9728984779c_story.html?tid=a_inl&utm_term=.b81336279c38

Not a great candidate for Quote of the Year, but worth reporting:

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There was a Louisiana politician in the politically incorrect days of 1983, a man equal parts corrupt and quotable named Edwin Edwards, who said the only way he could lose an election “is if I’m caught in bed with either a dead girl or a live boy.” Horrible. Pushed to the wall, Alabama Republicans responded with Moore’s Law: Getting caught with live girls is fatal, too. 
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The reference to "Moore's Law" (see among others https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Moore%27s_law) is to a prediction by Gordon Moore of Intel that the number of circuit elements that could be placed on a chip would double every two years.

- Jim Landau



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