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mpweiher · 2014-02-19 · Original thread
"Spending Moore's Dividend" was a 2009 CACM article (paywalled):

http://cacm.acm.org/magazines/2009/5/24648-spending-moores-d...

Microsoft Research has a version of the article (not exactly identical):

http://research.microsoft.com/pubs/70581/tr-2008-69.pdf

I also discuss this in my (unfinished) book, with lots of data:

http://www.amazon.com/Objective-C-Performance-Tuning-Develop...

The whole book is / will be (well, the manuscript is) full of examples of techniques that are 2x, 10x or even 100x slower than necessary, but now "recommended practice", often for no discernible benefit.

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