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A fair question to ask is: What constitutes a technology field? Taking for a start a very simple definition of technology as doing more with less, we believe that any field where some R&D effort is undertaken to improve productivity counts as a technology area. — Life after Eroom’s law, Refoundable, 2020

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Scannell: I remember talking about the contrast with a friend of mine, William Bains. We chatted that drug industry productivity looked like Moore’s law backwards, and that’s how the term “Eroom’s law” was born. — Question 1, Life after Eroom’s law, Refoundable, 2020