Monthly Archives: December 2014

Year in Review 2014

For this year’s civilization metrics, I announced a change earlier this year from the the hard-to-measure number of interplanetary probes to the comparatively easy to measure peak solar power production in the United States. What I’d like to use is … Continue reading

Posted in General

Moore’s Law graphs annoy me

Moore’s Law is a famous observation relating to integrated circuits, though most people use the term lazily. The correct statement of the law not only involves the doubling of the number of transistors on a computer chip within a certain … Continue reading

Posted in Electronics, Technology