Gomes, Lee
November 2009
Forbes Asia;11/30/2009, Vol. 5 Issue 18, p61
In this article, the author reflects upon computer software and informs that nowadays microchip makers emphasize on power savings over performance, which contradicts Moore's law. He calls the relevant principle at work in the world of software as Netflix's law, which he named after Neflix, a movie rental company. According to this law, software will get better only by a rate of 2-3% a year.


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