Electronics magazine publishes Gordon Moore's paper, "Cramming More Components Onto Integrated Circuits." His observation -- "the amount of computing power available for a given cost has increased and continues to increase by a factor of two every 18 months to 2 years" -- came to be known as Moore's Law.
-- Quoted material from "The Encyclopedia of Cryptography and Security" (2011): @
-- Image (cost vs. time sketch from Moore's 1964 notebook) from Computer History Museum: @
* "Moore's Law at 50: Its past and its future" (Extreme Tech): @