Technology Is Often Baby Steps. Let’s Celebrate the Giant Leaps.

Technology Is Often Baby Steps. Let’s Celebrate the Giant Leaps.

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Anyone who follows the curving arc of technology knows a little about Moore’s law. In its simplest form, this oft-cited doctrine (not a “law” by any standard), named after semiconductor maker and Intel co-founder Gordon Moore, states that the power of the microchip will increase by about 40 percent every two years. This, in essence, is the driving force behind every investment made in Silicon Valley. Growth is good; growth is inevitable. Let’s all get rich.

This story originally appeared in Volume 13 of Road & Track.

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