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_hm
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re: Google doodle celebrates Robert Noyce
_hm   12/13/2011 3:32:03 AM
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Kudos to Google and Doodle! What a wondeful tribute to pioneers. EETimes should have wrote little more detail about life and work of Robert Noyce.

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re: Google doodle celebrates Robert Noyce
N2IXK   12/13/2011 12:25:10 AM
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Nice tribute to a true pioneer. Really shows that Google is a software company, though. Hardware guys wouldn't have put the Pin #1 dot next to pin 16...:)

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re: Google doodle celebrates Robert Noyce
WireMan0   12/12/2011 10:48:03 PM
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We are also at the 40th anniversary of the Intel 4004 4-bit processor and its family of memory and I/O chips. Wikipedia has a good section on this interesting chip: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Intel_4004.

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re: Google doodle celebrates Robert Noyce
phoenixdave   12/12/2011 9:18:11 PM
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Very nice tribute by Google...but I have to wonder how many people look at the image and say "what the heck is that supposed to be...???".

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re: Google doodle celebrates Robert Noyce
BicycleBill   12/12/2011 4:14:21 PM
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For an excellent history of Fairchild, our industry, and Noyce's role, see "Makers of the Microchip: A Documentary History of Fairchild Semiconductor", by Christophe Lecuyer and David C Brook; this book was a real treat and window into one of the companies and its brilliant, hard-working people that made semiconductors real and manufacturable in volume. Also has images (facsimiles) of meeting notes, and typed memos—some are quite riveting and prescient.

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