The faster the rabbit, the deeper the hole

Ever heard of Moore’s law?

The amount of processing power that can fit onto a microchip is constantly getting larger, while the price tag gets lower. In a decade or so, we max out the power of silicon and move on to other mediums – organic polymers, oleds, etc…

Now take that principle and apply it to communications technology in a broader sense:

The world is getting exponentially smaller with every advance in technology. Distance matters less, class matters less (as long as you have access), language matters less.

Check out the following recent leaps in communications technology. Some of these were announced in the last week:

Maybe it’s time to pick up that last Ray Kurzweil book

[tags]voip, wimax, web 2.0, microsoft live, virtual earth, directv, singularity[/tags]