Moore's Law is a popular axiom in computing that effectively says: every two years, the number of transistors on an integrated circuit doubles. In practice, this means that computers gets faster, cheaper, fast...and this doubling gets out of control very quickly.
The "law" is named for Intel's Gordon Moore, who is popularly credited with observing this doubling trend in 1965. Above is a chart (from Wikipedia) that demonstrates evidence of Moore's Law from 1971 through 2008. For now, Moore's Law... READ ON