Going nuclear We're not at the tipping point yet, however. The hardware is still nascent and "the thing that we haven't cracked yet is the software."
Locals only "Similar to how muscle cars from the '50s haven't disappeared, the love for building your own desktop PC from the ground up... will make desktop PCs prevail."
One step beyond The sheer mass of manufacturing might behind silicon will keep it thriving for a long time even if there are better options out there.
Next steps Facing a power wall and the limit of physics, chip makers are in a constant battle to reengineer and re-evaluate ways to build a better CPU.