The End Is Nigh — For Computers, at Least

The End Is Nigh -- For Computers, at LeastThis is a fascinating infographic that portrays the history of computer from 1958 to some point in the not too distant future. That’s right, the future history of computers based on the continuation of Moores Law and various technologies (bio) that will likely enable to continuation of “the law.” From the Mashable blog post:

In ten or twenty years, what we now call “computers” and how we do our computing are both guaranteed to be radically different and almost unrecognizable.

In this REM-flavored infographic (which will surely get that song solidly stuck in your head for the rest of the day) we take a look at the progression of hardware from its beginnings in research to its future in quantum theory and even our own DNA.

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