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  • Evolution of Electronic Devices: From a Computing Age Towards a Data Age

    Do you remember back in 2000 when scientists promised you that soon a single chip would have the computing capability of a human brain? This didn’t and most likely is never going to happen! Indeed, single-chip performance has hardly evolved over the last decade as processors face a frequency wall due to overheating. As shown in Figure A below, over the last 8 years Intel CPU performance has improved by a factor of only 3, as opposed to 20 times between 1998 and 2006. ... READ MORE

    By: Francois Callewaert
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