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Who invented the Microprocessor?

Who invented the Microprocessor?

 David Laws   September 20, 2018
The microprocessor is hailed as one of the most significant engineering milestones of all time. The lack of a generally agreed definition of the...   Read More
2018 Museum Fellow Dov Frohman-Bentchkowsky: Silicon, Science, Memory & Survival

2018 Museum Fellow Dov Frohman-Bentchkowsky: Silicon, Science, Memory & Survival

 David Brock   April 18, 2018
For the invention of the first commercial erasable programmable read-only memory (EPROM), which enabled rapid development of microprocessor-based systems.Fellow Awards Selection Committee, Computer History...   Read More
Bringing A New Voice to Genius—MITalk, the CallText 5010, and Stephen Hawking’s Wheelchair

Bringing A New Voice to Genius—MITalk, the CallText 5010, and Stephen Hawking’s Wheelchair

 Chris Garcia   March 26, 2018
On March 13, 2018, the world lost one of the greatest theoretical physicists who ever lived. Stephen Hawking had a profound effect on our...   Read More
Fairchild, Fairchildren, and the Family Tree of Silicon Valley

Fairchild, Fairchildren, and the Family Tree of Silicon Valley

 David Laws   December 20, 2016
Sixty years after its founding in 1957, Fairchild Semiconductor Corporation is celebrated as “The First Trillion Dollar Startup.”1 Through an unprecedented series of technical,...   Read More
Silicon Valley: A Century of Entrepreneurial Innovation

Silicon Valley: A Century of Entrepreneurial Innovation

 David Laws   September 20, 2016
The entrepreneurial, technology-driven roots of today’s Silicon Valley sprouted long before Google’s algorithms, Apple’s two Steves, Fairchild’s chipmeisters, or the egalitarian management innovations of...   Read More
Remembering Andy S. Grove

Remembering Andy S. Grove

 David Brock   March 21, 2016
Andrew S. Grove was a seminal figure in the history of the semiconductor industry, and in the story of high-technology industry in Silicon Valley....   Read More
Moore’s Law@50: “The most important graph in human history”

Moore’s Law@50: “The most important graph in human history”

 David Laws   April 15, 2015
Moore’s “Law” is not a law of nature or science but an observation by Gordon E. Moore, Director of the Fairchild Semiconductor Research and...   Read More
It’s About Time: The Computer on Your Wrist

It’s About Time: The Computer on Your Wrist

 Chris Garcia   November 12, 2014
Ubiquitous, wearable computers have been a dream since at least the 1930s. Chester Gould’s comic strip Dick Tracy introduced the 2-Way Radio Watch worn...   Read More
The Relics of “St. Bob”

The Relics of “St. Bob”

 David Laws   January 28, 2013
Born into a religious, mid-west farming community, a doctorate in physics from MIT, co-founder of two of the world’s most influential semiconductor companies, inventor...   Read More