says that the end of Moore’s Law has not meant a let-up in improving
hardware performance. Instead, the high-performance hardware is
becoming ever more specialized, the example offered being Apple’s
particular flavours of ARM processors.
This oscillation between general-purpose versus special-purpose
hardware is not a new phenomenon: it was observed as long ago as 1968
can read the original paper here
But is this the end of the cycles, now that Moore’s Law has hit its
limits? Time will tell...
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