Brandon Konkle
Brandon Konkle

Freelance full-stack Node & React developer, supporter of intersectional social justice, enthusiastic nerd, loving husband, and father. Hire me for your next project!

I'm a Node & React developer with more than 8 years of experience creating high performance web applications and architectures. If you're looking for help with your next project, hire me today!

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TechCrunch: Your App Is Slow Because Our World Is Ending

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TechCrunch: Your App Is Slow Because Our World Is Ending

But ask AMD; ask Broadcom; a considerable amount of evidence seems to indicate that over the last few years, at least on a bang-per-buck basis, the breakneck exponential growth in computing power that has propelled the technology industry as we know it, and transformed the entire world and the lives of every single human being…is finally slowing down.

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Unchecked exponential growth has to end sometime, by definition, and this is how it would happen; not with a bang, but with a whimper. We won’t hit a wall, we’ll just…start…to…slow…down.

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If so, then generations to come will look back on the time period from 1963 to–well, today, ish–and sigh wistfully “That must have been the most exciting time in all of history to have been alive.” Joke’s on them, maybe. But just on the off chance that this ride is coming to an end, let’s all try to enjoy it while we can.

Quite speculative, obviously, but very interesting to think of. I've taken Moore's Law and our rapid technological expansion for granted, probably because I was born in the middle of it.

I'm a Node & React developer with more than 8 years of experience creating high performance web applications and architectures. If you're looking for help with your next project, hire me today!

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