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 SNS Subscriber Edition Volume 17, Issue 33 Week of September 1, 2014 





Special Letter:


Next-Generation Memory: Enabling Innovation in Electronics




In This Issue




Special Letter

Next-Generation Memory: Enabling Innovation

in Electronics

Memory Bottleneck

Next-Generation Memory

Opportunities and Challenges

About Greg Schmergel


Upcoming SNS Events
& Media Links


In Other House News...

How to Subscribe

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About SNS

About the Publisher

Where's Mark?


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   by Greg Schmergel




Publisher's Note: Perhaps a decade ago, I gave a keynote talk to the partners and invested company CEOs of Warburg Pincus, in the old Rainbow Room in New York, as a guest of Bill Janeway. One of the participants was a member of Intel's advisory board, who challenged me during the Q&A on my statement that Moore's Law was safe and sound for the foreseeable future. This was a bit of David taking on Goliath, as I'm sure it seemed to Bill and the other WP partners.


A few weeks later, Gordon Moore himself announced a new discovery that would allow his law to continue apace - and it has, until now.


Those days are over.


If we don't find a new technology, such as that described in this week's issue, the course of technological innovation will have to shift from hardware to software, which no one wants to see. Luckily, people like Greg Schmergel are hard at work solving this problem. I think all SNS members will want to understand how we move deep tech from this decade forward. - mra.



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