Jack kilby

06.18.14
A 56-year-old prototype of the first microchip going up for auction
06.18.14

A 56-year-old prototype of the first microchip going up for auction

Without the integrated circuit (IC) basically none of the things you take for granted in your life...

By T. O'Brien,   06.18.14
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12.12.11
Google doodle celebrates Robert Noyce; Intel co-founder and 'Mayor of Silicon Valley'
12.12.11

Google doodle celebrates Robert Noyce; Intel co-founder and 'Mayor of Silicon Valley'

The honor of having your own Google Doodle is bestowed upon only a few very special individuals...

By D. Cooper,   12.12.11
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04.25.11
Today marks 50th anniversary of first silicon integrated circuit patent (and the entire computing industry)
04.25.11

Today marks 50th anniversary of first silicon integrated circuit patent (and the entire computing industry)

There's little question that the last 50 years have represented the most innovative half-century in...

By Z. Honig,   04.25.11
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09.13.08
Integrated circuit turns 50, now isn't that nifty?
09.13.08

Integrated circuit turns 50, now isn't that nifty?

Hard to believe that Jack Kilby's unsightly concoction (pictured above) turned 50 yesterday, but it...

By D. Murph,   09.13.08
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08.25.08
Texas Instruments gets excited about energy scavenging
08.25.08

Texas Instruments gets excited about energy scavenging

Texas Instruments has a lot to do with the original microchip, if for no other reason than being the...

By D. Murph,   08.25.08
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