With engineering, I view this year's failure as next year's opportunity to try it again. Failures are not something to be avoided. You want to have them happen as quickly as you can so you can make progress rapidly.
Laura Schmitt (May 2000). "An interview with Gordon Moore". Ingenuity 5 (2). Retrieved on 2006-11-06.
I had no idea this was going to be an accurate prediction, but amazingly enough instead of 10 [years] doubling, we got nine over the 10 years, but still followed pretty well along the curve.Gordon Moore