Moore’s Law and the Marathon

I was creating a new playlist for Condura when I was reminded of something irrelevant to running. I was isolating Johann Pachelbel from Yves Larock, and favoring Chris Martin over The Killers when I remembered Gordon Moore.

I’m no running historian, and I don’t remember a world record holder in the running field who shares the name.

Here’s why creating a running playlist suddenly reminded me of the prominent man in the electronics industry.

Consumer electronics: getting better, smaller and more power-efficient.
Smaller size, better performance and more power-efficient: The 1GB flash drive is the biggest in the group!

While some question how far Moore’s Law can take the industry further, the photo above is proof of how the law has affected the realm of consumer electronics.

On a totally different note, perhaps you can allude Moore’s Law to running/training. 😀


4 thoughts on “Moore’s Law and the Marathon

    1. hi chefsy! umm, a variety. haha. basically those songs with melody, rhythm and dynamics that make my legs want to run. haha. 🙂 coldplay and sara bareilles are my regulars. 😀
      good luck with condura! 🙂

    1. Haha, yeah, another geekoid moment.

      Thanks, Rico! 🙂 We hope to see you at Condura; a cheer from the SheerWill/CheerWill commissioner would certainly help us overcome “the wall.” 🙂

      And oh, by the way, Moore’s Law predicts that the number of transistors in an IC would double every 18 months. Hence, our electronic gadgets keep getting smaller (more functions can be fitted into smaller IC footprints), better performing (10Mpixels instamatic cams are now available!) and more power-efficient. 🙂

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