Explains the technology and scientific principles behind the bandwidth revolution and provides an incisive look at the next generation of computers, the future of artificial intelligence, and their implications for human life.It is not that the electrons in the copper wires are traveling at the speed of light. ... Therefore, the claim that photons are faster than electrons for transmitting information just does not hold water, and replacing wires with fibers will not gain much.
|Title||:||Mind at Light Speed|
|Author||:||D. D. Nolte|
|Publisher||:||Simon and Schuster - 2001|