Our Technology: Gordon Moore Q&A

In 1965--three years before he co-founded Intel with Bob Noyce--Gordon Moore published an article in Electronics magazine that turned out to be uncannily prophetic. Moore wrote that the number of circuits on a silicon chip would keep doubling every year. He later revised this to every 18 to 24 months, a forecast that has held up remarkably well over several decades and countless product cycles. How will it hold up in the future? TIME's Chris Taylor put the question to the man behind Moore's law.

TIME Are you proud of your prediction?

MOORE I used to cringe when people said "Moore's...

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