[rescue] Mainframe on eBay

Phil Stracchino phil.stracchino at speakeasy.net
Thu Sep 22 15:18:20 CDT 2005

Jonathan C. Patschke wrote:
> There's an absolute limitation on the minimum size of a gate.  That is
> the Final Brick Wall.  At that point, either software optimization,
> parallelism, chip reduction (to combat heat production), or a new
> computational paradigm (like quantum computing or something) is the only
> way to increase performance.

It looks like the next quantum jump in practical application may be

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