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Description: Intel co-founder Gordon Moore has died at age 94. In 1965 Moore made a famous prediction that became known as Moore’s Law: essentially, it states that the capacity of computer chips would double every 12 months or so. His rule was expanded to a broader range of technology, sparking the notion that the next generation of technology will make the current one obsolete every 18 months. Moore was known for his modesty, despite his intellectual and business success. As well, he established a charitable foundation that has donated over $5 billion since it began at the start of this century.

Date:  March 26, 2023



Discussion points:

1) Were you aware of Moore’s Law or Gordon Moore?

2) When you consider a life like that of Gordon Moore, do you ever pause to think about how it might impact your career story after your graduation?

3) Page 9-3 of Wiley’s Managerial Accounting: Tools for Business Decision-Making we read about a unique competitive advantage Intel has. What strategic advantage does this give the chip-maker?

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