When people think of computer and IT companies, names like Intel, Microsoft, IBM and Apple are usually the first that spring to mind. Companies, in other words, that specialize in computers, software and consumer electronics.
The reach of computer tech, however, is far greater and more transformational. It has come to touch everything we do. Rapid improvements in computer processing capacity, thanks to the ongoing fulfillment of Moore’s law, mean the things we are doing keep getting better.[Read more...]