On Monday, June 9, 2014 9:50:38 AM UTC+5:30, Steven D'Aprano wrote:
> On Sun, 08 Jun 2014 19:24:52 -0700, Rustom Mody wrote:
> > On Monday, June 9, 2014 7:14:24 AM UTC+5:30, Steven D'Aprano wrote:
> >> CPU technology is the triumph of brute force over finesse.
> > If you are arguing that computers should not use millions/billions of
> > transistors, I wont argue, since I dont know the technology.
> No. I'm arguing that they shouldn't convert 90% of their energy input
> into heat.
What should they convert it into then?
JFTR: Information processing and (physics) energy are about as convertible
as say: "Is a kilogram smaller/greater than a mile?"