My brother-in-law, this dude, is a financial wiz and we often get into deep discussions on tech company finances. Well, he gets into deep discussions with me, I really just try to keep up and nod and agree.
A few days ago we were shooting emails back and forth about the amount of cash Apple now has ~ $97 billion.
So I got to thinking, what would happen if Apple decided to just stop doing anything, no more producing products or software, no more advertising, etc. Instead, they just let their employees F around until the money ran out.
My bro took the challenge and started running the numbers. He came up with an excel spreadsheet that laid out his assumptions and the data looked pretty close to what I was imaging it would.
I then took that data and gave it to my friend @radrice who I’ve seen put together really nice infographics, and bam, he sent back this: