While we could probably improve current manufacturing techniques, i personally set my eyes on one of the crazy options promising orders of magnitude improvment: Quantum computing, Optical computing(like optalysys does) , Analog brain like computing, etc.
The first problem is that Moore's law is not a law, but only an observation. We have reduced the cost of integrated circuits over the years and we will continue to do that with many inovations. But there is no guarantee that it will continue forever and we all knew that.
As we unveil EE Times’ 2015 Silicon 60 list, journalist & Silicon 60 researcher Peter Clarke hosts a conversation on startups in the electronics industry. Panelists Dan Armbrust (investment firm Silicon Catalyst), Andrew Kau (venture capital firm Walden International), and Stan Boland (successful serial entrepreneur, former CEO of Neul, Icera) join in the live debate.