Moore’s Law, Koomey’s Law, and the Cheek Pouch Law: A Comparison

Cheek pouches are a monkey’s way of increasing her food storage, usually when she’s of a lower rank and needs to grab as much as possible without getting in the way of the alpha. Sometimes, when I see these macaques shove as many pellets into their seemingly never-ending bunches of skin, and they resemble disturbingly-inflamed tonsils, it makes me think of Moore’s law. Moore’s law is the rate at which we store all our data (processing speed, number of pixels, etc.). Or at least, it used to be.

It's hard to care that I'm stealing your food when I'm this cute

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