Storage Grows in a Flash

Storage Grows in a Flash: "Kevin Teixeira, a spokesperson for Intel, says data storage components, such as hard disks and flash chips, are actually outpacing Moore's Law, the credo that predicts the number of transistors on a chip will double roughly every 18 months. At the same time, the demand for the iPod nano, smart phones, digital cameras, and other devices that use flash memory will keep driving down the price of flash memory components."

For more information on Moore's law, see Robotic Nation. Moore's law is quite agressive -- for a technology to be outpacing it is remarkable. This would mean that, in 2010, digital cameras and iPods with 30GB of flash memory will be common and inexpensive. (of course, 2TB hard disks may be common and inexpensive as well.)

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