AlejoHausner writes: Stanford prof Johnathan Koomey has made a remarkable 50-year plot, showing a steady trend of growing computation per unit of energy consumed. The plot shows that, since ENIAC, energy per computation has been halved every 18 months. The author's website (koomey.com) points to the original paper (behind a paywall).
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