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Computers will require more energy than the world generates by 2040
Moore's Law is about to hit a wall.
By Peter Dockrill

Scientists have predicted that unless radical improvements are made in the way we design computers, by 2040, computer chips will need more electricity than what our global energy production can deliver.

The projection could mean that our ability to keep pace with Moore’s Law – the idea that the number of transistors in an integrated circuit doubles approximately every two years – is about to slide out of our grasp.

The prediction about computer chips outpacing electricity demand was originally contained in a report released late last year by the Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA), but it’s hit the spotlight now, due to the group issuing its final roadmap assessment on the outlook for the semiconductor industry.

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Antique Typewriters are Given a Second Lease on Life

Jack Zylkin recuses antique typewriters from dusty attics to resuscitate their purpose in the digital age. He transforms them into vintage computer keyboards and iPad docks. In addition to their contemporary use, they are also great typewriters, which gives you the option to turn your monitor and write in a romantic and antiquated style. The DIY USB typewriters add an old glamour, intimate sensibility. Find his entire collection in his Etsy shop.