Skip to main content

Time and technology

Buy Article:

$25.00 plus tax (Refund Policy)

Abstract:

In 1965, Gordon Moore, co-founder of the giant computer chip manufacturer Intel, observed that the number of transistors on computer chips, and hence computer processing power, had doubled every 18 months for the previous five years. He predicted that this would continue into the future, and it has. The number of transistors on a chip has risen in the 40 years since his eureka moment from 2,300 to 55 million.

Keywords: technology; time

Document Type: Research Article

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.9774/GLEAF.978-1-909493-54-4_11

Publication date: September 9, 2005

More about this publication?
  • About Time: Speed, Society, People and the Environment
    Where does all the time go? Despite the burgeoning army of machines designed to save time - from cars and aeroplanes to dishwashers and microwaves - we don't seem to have any more of it on our hands. We simply fill the space we clear with more things to do - consuming more, spending more - and then look around for new ways of saving time. Being busy has become a habit - a habit that gives us high status - busy people are important people. About Time, edited by the think-tank Forum for the Future, brings together ten of the world's leading thinkers and writers, including Will Hutton, Baroness Mary Warnock, Sir Martin Rees, Ghillean Prance, Jay Griffiths (the author of the bestselling Pip Pip) and Jonathon Porritt in a collection of intriguing essays exploring the issue of time and how it relates to the environment, economy and society.
  • Submit a Paper
  • Purchase hard copy print edition
  • Learn More about Greenleaf Publishing
  • ingentaconnect is not responsible for the content or availability of external websites
glbj/at/2005/00000001/00000001/art00011
dcterms_title,dcterms_description,pub_keyword
6
5
20
40
5

Access Key

Free Content
Free content
New Content
New content
Open Access Content
Open access content
Subscribed Content
Subscribed content
Free Trial Content
Free trial content
Cookie Policy
X
Cookie Policy
ingentaconnect website makes use of cookies so as to keep track of data that you have filled in. I am Happy with this Find out more