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Why My Computer Is Slow

In economics, the Jevons paradox [...] occurs when technological progress increases the efficiency with which a resource is used (reducing the amount necessary for any one use), but the rate of consumption of that resource rises because of increasing demand.

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Wirth's law [...] is a computing adage which states that software is getting slower more rapidly than hardware becomes faster.

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Fortunately, there’s Moore’s law. It’s the observation that the number of transistors in a dense integrated circuit doubles approximately every two years.”

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Unfortunately, Gate’s law and May’s law state that software efficiency halves every 18 months, compensating Moore’s law.”

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Also, electron apps.

Posted on 2018-01-12






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