How do urban planners and building developers cope as more and more people move to cities? There are a few things they might do. To begin with, they could physically make the city larger, widening its borders to cover surrounding land so as to accommodate more houses. They might also build houses closer together, squeezing more single- and double-story buildings onto each street. At a certain point, however, there’s really only one option: You build upward by creating tower blocks that can house hundreds on a patch of land that would otherwise fit only a tiny fraction of that number. This, in essence, is a similar problem to the one faced by chip designers. Moore’s law states that, every couple of years, the number of components that can be inexpensively crammed onto an integrated circuit doubles. The power of Moore’s law is undeniable. In 1971, for example, Intel released the 4004 , the world’s first commercially available microprocessor, packing 2,300 transistors onto a single … [Read more...] about Moore’s law is reaching its limits. Could graphene circuits help?
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Nuheara IQbuds2 Max Score Details DT Recommended Product “Letting you cancel or magnify your world, they're like bionics for your ears.” Excellent sound quality Excellent noise cancellation Effective and customizable hearing enhancement Good call quality Good selection of ear tips Expensive No wireless charging No music EQ settings Big and bulky MSRP $399.00 True wireless earbuds have become something of a commodity in the last year or so. Rapid improvements in sound quality, wireless reliability, added features like active noise cancellation (ANC) and wireless charging — combined with falling prices — have made it a lot harder for any one model to stand out from the crowd. That’s what makes the $399 Nuheara IQBuds2 Max so interesting. By incorporating hearing aid tech, they’re as much about listening to the world around you as they are about listening to your favorite tunes. Still, their high price is daunting, so let’s … [Read more...] about Nuheara IQbuds2 Max review: They’ll level-up your listening