publication date: Monday, April 20, 2015 (part of Spring 2015)

category: Inventions

clue: The reasoning power necessary to solve celebrity goos doubles every two years, according to a prediction by this intel-ligent businessman.

explanation: Moore, co-founder of Intel, was famous for Moore's Law, the prediction that computing power in a microchip would double every two years, which remained true for decades afterward. more…

difficulty: medium

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Samir Mehta, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Justin Woods, Richard Slominsky, Joanna Woods, Denise Sawicki, and Mike Rothstein


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