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Old 02-27-2012, 04:06 AM
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Default Re: Moore's Law original issue! OMG!

Porn has been a driving force not in technological advancement per se, but in consumer adoption of technological advances.

Back in the day, mostly only perverts owned their own projectors, then their own VCRs; and in early Usenet, the binary newsgroups were largely porn (there was a very misleading and very widely quoted study at the time that conflated bandwidth vs. content to create the impression that the internet was like 95% porn or something, in fact), and really, porn has always been a major factor in increasing consumer demand for faster download speeds and greater storage capacity.

Check you out, Doctor X, accidentally touching on a salient point!
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