30 Years of Computing and looking beyond … June 3rd, 2004

Vinod Kumar

Very interesting read. Nielsen looks how computing has changed from in the past 30 years and looks how the computing will be 30 years from now ard 2034 … Extract :

“According to Nielsen’s Law of Internet bandwidth, connectivity to the home grows by 50 percent per year; by 2034, we’ll have 200,000 times more bandwidth. That same year, I’ll own a computer that runs at 3PHz CPU speed, has a petabyte (a thousand terabytes) of memory, half an exabyte (a billion gigabytes) of hard disk-equivalent storage and connects to the Internet with a bandwidth of a quarter terabit (a trillion binary digits) per second”

Read along


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