Applying Moore’s Law to razors

Moore’s Law states that computer chips will double in power roughly every 18 months. But does this law apply to other technologies? The Economist took a look at the evolution of razors and the ever increasing number of blades that they come with. Where once a single or double blade was sufficient, we are now told that five blades make for the ultimate shaving experience. But just as with computers, tomorrow holds the promise of something even better. So, could the principle behind Moore’s Law predict what’s around the corner for us?

The results are in: We should have a 14 blade razor by the year 2100 if Moore’s Power Law holds up. That should give the companies plenty of time to come up with the appropriate marketing messages to convince us that this latest razor is the ultimate shaving experience.

Source: Gizmodo

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