NPR does a good little backgrounder on Moore’s law… I was surprised they didn’t touch on the short term multi-core solution in favor of much longer term nanotubes… Chalk it up to general interest news I’d guess



Moore's Law and Innovation, 40 Years Later


Morning Edition, April 18, 2005 · Tuesday marks 40 years since Gordon Moore, the co-founder of Intel, predicted the number of transistors on a silicon chip would double about every 18 months. That prediction has held true and has resulted in progressively smaller, faster computers. But engineers worry that Moore's Law may not last forever.