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HOW MOORE’S LAW SHAPED THE FUTURE

It’s 50 years since Gordon E Moore, co-founder of the Intel Corporation, made the observation that became known as Moore’s Law. In 1965 Electronics magazine had asked him to write an article predicting what would happen in the semiconductor component industry in the subsequent 10 years. Moore was, at that time, director of R&D at Fairchild

HOOKED ON A FEELING

Why are so many of us choosing to return to vinyl records? Fashion has a part of play; vinyl is currently very much in vogue, thanks in part to Hipsters and their trendy retail outlets such as Urban Outfitters, which stock new vinyl. And of course, whether real or imagined, sound is undoubtedly a huge factor.

THE AV INDUSTRY’S CHOICE

How time flies. 20 years ago this month I left Timber Trades Journal, the award-winning weekly business periodical, to join respected AV editor Steve May as his deputy editor for a new magazine launch – Home Cinema Choice (HCC). After a lot of hard work getting the editorial balance right and ensuring it looked the business, the

FLYING THE GLOBAL FLAG

It’s a well worn and decades old cliché, but we live in a small world. A world where, thanks largely to the Internet and more effective video conferencing, we can conduct business easily and efficiently from anywhere and with anybody. But way before the net was even a glint in Tim Berners-Lee’s world-changing eyes, we

FACING UP TO VR’s POTENTIAL

Facebook’s F8 developer conference on March 25-26 was attended by more than 3,000 app developers, many of them no doubt planning applications for Oculus Rift. Facebook’s $2billion (£1.3billion) purchase of Rift a year ago certainly turned a few heads, especially amongst those less clued-up souls who thought it was just a fun tool for games