A Historical Perspective on Semiconductors and Moore's Law

Title: A Historical Perspective on Semiconductors and Moore’s Law
Date: 2009-10-21
Speaker: Craig Barrett ((Formerly) Intel)
Link: Entrepreneurial Thought Leaders
 
Moore’s Law was from 1965 is is still going after more than forty years.
As you scale transistors down everything good happens.
There is no replacement for sophisticated problem solving methodology in life.
The most common background for Fortune 500 CEOs is engineering.
Change the rules. Don’t let the rules change you.
No matter how big your company is you don’t own all of the smart engineers in the world.
There is no underestimating the value of a single smart idea.
Start growing the thickness of your skin right now.
You’re never as good as the press says you are. You’re never as bad as the press says you are.
You can never save your way out of a recession. You can only invest your way out of a recession.
What makes companies and countries competitive are smart people, smart ideas, and the right environment to put together smart people and smart ideas.
If you’re running a company you don’t do things without measuring things.