HP Engineers Defy Moore’s Law

HP Engineers Defy Moore’s Law, New Nano-Chip Prototype in 2008: "HP announced today that its research department came up with a breakthrough discovery, which could lead to the creation of field programmable gate arrays (FPGAs) up to eight times denser... Applications of FPGAs include DSP, software-defined radio, aerospace and defense systems, ASIC prototyping, medical imaging, computer vision, speech recognition, cryptography, bioinformatics, computer hardware emulation and a growing range of other areas. FPGAs originally began as competitors to CPLDs and competed in a similar space, that of glue logic for PCBs. As their size, capabilities, and speed increased, they began to take over larger and larger functions to the state where some are now marketed as full systems on chips (SOC)."

Isn't this evidence for the singularity? I seem to remember reading somewhere that Moore's law was supposed to come to an end around 2005, and that if the singularity was happening then it would continue past that (the article in question was written well before 2005)
whats the beting that the final version goes into production just in time to fit in with moores law rather than beat it.
Sorry to sound like a moron. But can somebody explain to me what this actually means for computing power in plain english?
I disagree with the resercher's contention that multi-core is an admission of failure.

AI that resembles the brain will of necessity by massively parallel; better to have parallel architecture more commercially robust than try to make the "uber" chip.

Computronium is still a ways off.
Moore's "Law" (which is really more like a set of guidelines anyway...heh, heh) will remain intact.
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