Explaining Moore's law

Few if any prophecies can be counted as having the accuracy of that contained in an article published in a technical electronics journal just over 50 with probably the least lyrical title imaginable: "Cramming more components on to integrated circuits." At the time, Gordon Moore was a 36-year-old engineer at Fairchild Semiconductor in Southern California with a PhD in chemistry from CalTech. Three years later, he would found Intel . . .