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The Uncertain Future of Moore’s Law

We may soon enter an exciting era of technological unpredictability. The accustomed rate of improvement of microchips is coming into question as manufacturers approach a fundamental constraint: the size of a silicon atom.

CTO Rumors

Government Technology indicates that two major media outlets, The New York Times and the BBC, are reporting that President-elect Obama will announce his pick for White House Chief Technology Officer this week. Among the speculative short listers is Science Progress adviser Vint Cerf.