The exponential progress of technology, in one tweet

 

Sometimes it’s easy to forget just how far technology has advanced. As Vivek Wadwa noted this morning, a $500 laptop today is more powerful than a supercomputer from 1985 that cost $17.5 million. Or take a look at this computer with a 5 megabyte hard drive from 1956 that weighed over a ton. Louis CK is right about everything being awesome. And what’s coming next will be even better.

Matt McFarland is the editor of Innovations. He's always looking for the next big thing. You can find him on Twitter and Facebook.

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