25 microchips that shook the world

@article{Santo200925MT,
  title={25 microchips that shook the world},
  author={Brian Santo},
  journal={IEEE Spectrum},
  year={2009},
  volume={46}
}
  • B. Santo
  • Published 1 May 2009
  • Art
  • IEEE Spectrum
microchip design, as in life, small things sometimes add up to big things. Dream up a clever microcircuit, get it sculpted in a sliver of silicon, and your little creation may unleash a technological revolution. It happened with the Intel 8088 microprocessor. And the Mostek MK4096 4-kilobit DRAM. And the Texas Instruments TMS32010 digital signal processor. 

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