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FIGURE 2-4 Number of patents granted by the United States in the 20th century with examples of critical technologies.

SOURCE: S. Moore, J. L. Simon, and the CATO Institute. “The Greatest Century That Ever Was: 25 Miraculous Trends of the Past 100 Years.” Policy Analysis No. 364, December 15, 1999. Pp. 1-32.

FIGURE 2-5 Megabyte prices and microprocessor speeds, 1976-2000. Moore’s law maintained: megabyte prices decrease as microprocessor speeds increase.

SOURCE: S. Moore, J. L. Simon, and the CATO Institute. “The Greatest Century That Ever Was: 25 Miraculous Trends of the Past 100 Years.” Policy Analysis No. 364, December 15, 1999. Pp. 1-32.



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