ACM president's letter: a pasquinade of Peccant predictions

@article{Denning1981ACMPL,
  title={ACM president's letter: a pasquinade of Peccant predictions},
  author={Peter J. Denning},
  journal={Communications of The ACM},
  year={1981},
  volume={24},
  pages={793-794}
}
  • P. Denning
  • Published 1 December 1981
  • Physics
  • Communications of The ACM
1. Soon memory technology will be so cheap that two-level memory systems will become obsolete. 2. Soon memory technology will be so cheap that virtual memory will be discarded. 3. Soon microprocessors will be so powerful that very large computers will disappear, like the dinosaurs. 4. Soon resources will be so cheap that specialists like performance analysts and capacity planners will be unemployed.