Date: Apr 29, 2015 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Location: AVAYA Auditorium, POB 2.302
Talk Audience: UTCS Faculty, Grads, Undergrads, Other Interested Parties
Host: Dr. Warren A. Hunt, Jr.
Talk Abstract: For fifty years the computing industry has had the luxury of an exponential improvement in the performance and density of the technology on which it relies. Moore’s Law, originally an “observation” with a time horizon of “a few years” has continued for most of the life of the industry.
Today, we can clearly see that the end is near, or perhaps upon us today. Many deny this, and look for new, killer technologies that will come forward to fill the gap left by the end of Moore’s Law. The popular press is filled with candidates willing to try to fill the role. Unfortunately, the benefits provided by the new entrants are usually linear, rather than exponential.
In this talk, I will not argue in favor of... Read more