Core Magazine 2015
Celebrate the 50th anniversary of Moore’s Law with articles by Walter Isaacson, David C. Brock, Steven Levy, and Steve Jurvetson. Read about the remarkable career of Redactron CEO Evelyn Berezin. Visit the era of Big Iron for an exclusive glimpse into the Paul Pierce Collection. Learn about the media team’s exciting documentary efforts to bring you the making of Adobe's Photoshop Mix. Go on the road with Revolutionaries to NPR's Studio One in Washington, DC. Discover how our education team is empowering middle-school students with its new program Broadcom Presents Design_Code_Build. Read these stories and more in this issue of Core!READ MORE
Moore's Law@50: "The most important graph in human history"
Moore's Law is not a law of nature or science. More accurately described as a "suggestion" or "observation" by Gordon E. Moore, Director of the Fairchild Semiconductor Research and Development Laboratories in Palo Alto, CA in 1965, it has nevertheless served as one of the driving principles of the semiconductor electronics industry over the last 50 years. Venture capitalist Steve Jurvetson has described a figure illustrating the original article that inspired the "law" as "the most important graph in human history."
Hop To It: Developing the Kermit FTP
Oral history panelists Frank da Cruz, Bill Catchings, and Jeffrey Altman share their knowledge about the development, use, expansion, and conclusion of the Kermit file transfer protocol. Read about the origins of Kermit, its role in the student body at Columbia University, and its later role on a global scale here.
Revolutionaries Season 4 on KQED
Take your front row seat for these intriguing conversations with renowned Silicon Valley leaders and innovators. Computer History Museum's acclaimed speaker series, Revolutionaries, is now on KQED Plus with valuable insights into the process, risks and rewards of technological innovation. Click here for air times.