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    Application of Moore's law to information flow

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    What do these numbers suggest about capacity requirements necessary to support content vs. communication?

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    a. It is more costly to convey content as opposed to information. This is clear from the much higher information flows for telephones, which carry conversation, in comparison with those for the Internet and television, with carry content.

    b. First articulated by Gordon Moore, co-founder of Intel, Moore's Law states that the transistor density of integrated circuits, with respect to minimum component cost, doubles every 24 months [1]. At first, this was based on smaller transistors which allowed for more computing power at less cost. In recent years Moore's law has been translated into increased data ...

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    Data related to information flow are analyzed in terms of their implications for communications and information flow.