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20591Re: [midatlanticretro] 1980 video by AT&T/Bell Labs about microprocessors

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  • Dan Roganti
    Mar 31, 2011
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      On Mar 31, 2011 7:25 AM, <system@...> wrote:
      > Dan Roganti <ragooman@...> writes:
      > >> Dan Roganti <ragooman@...> writes: > > >There's a funny line in
      > >there "These two buttons [star and pound] reserved for compu= ter communications and other far-out uses...."
      > Not at all.  Just putting the "astounding 7,000" transistors comment into
      > perspective.  WRT Moore's Law, I believe we've achieved more acceleration
      > than Moore anticipated.

      Yes, I think that one has been broken several times over.
      What would be nice to see is a timeline charting the devices and transistor count.

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