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Gadgets That Don't Die: How Advancements in Energy Efficiency Will Change Tech Forever

Gadgets That Don't Die: How Advancements in Energy Efficiency Will Change Tech Forever

Adriana Lee

This one blew the top of my head off, and I don’t throw that comment around lightly. It begins with two simple tenets: (1) Technological advancements have doubled our computing power every 1.5 years since the ’70s, and (2) the electrical efficiency of modern technologies has also been doubling at the same rate (i.e., by a factor of 100 for every decade). These are crucial linchpins of...