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It will reek havoc...
You people who can't write English are so funny.
Saying "reform" the immigration system is meaningless, It sounds good to people who don't think, yet it could mean anything from "encourage freeloaders to come here" (which is Obama's official but hidden policy) to "shoot everyone who sneaks across the border."
Sneaking into the country is not a "minor infraction", it's a de facto invasion by an ununiformed enemy.
Even if most immigrants are good, that does not mean that on balance the effect of illegal immigration is good. Its very easy for a single person to destroy more than 10 people can create in a lifetime, and that's just the sort of thing that a jihadist who sneaks through our porous borders wants.
Your personal experience is almost meaningless. Do you expect an enemy to tell you he's out to destroy the country?
Would you mind defining "social change"? Do you mean promoting the activities of murderous rioters? Providing free money and drugs for people who refuse to work? Free abortions for whores? Jailing CEOs when the Sarbanes-Oxley forms don't give correct results to the penny?
The word "social" at the beginning of any phrase means there's something bad being hidden.
Sorry, it doesn't work that way. We're already well past the point where we can ignore channel leakage considerations, and their interaction with transistor thresholds, supply voltage, and other things. Gate leakage is becoming a problem. Power supply conductors can't be scaled due to migration, they now commonly take up a whole layer. At a guess, I'd say the asymptote for big silicon CPU clock rates is 10 GHz, more than a decade away.
Much of the speedup in the last 2 decades has come from SIMD and multithreading. Multithreading still isn't heavily implemented, so there's a big gain to be obtained there, and the hardware to take advantage of it is more cores, which scaling obviously helps.
More memory on-chip is good, but numerous tests have shown that we're already well into the area of diminishing returns for most applications.