The Chip : How Two Americans Invented the Microchip and Launched a Revolution

The Chip : How Two Americans Invented the Microchip and Launched a Revolution

T.R. Reid


slightly fifty years in the past a working laptop or computer used to be a gargantuan, enormously pricey factor that just a handful of scientists had ever visible. The world’s brightest engineers have been stymied of their quest to make those machines small and reasonable till the answer eventually got here from inventive younger americans. Jack Kilby and Robert Noyce discover the lovely discovery that might make attainable the silicon microchip, a piece that will eventually earn Kilby the Nobel Prize for physics in 2000. during this thoroughly revised and up to date variation of The Chip, T.R. Reid tells the gripping experience tale in their invention and of its progress right into a international info undefined. this is often the tale of the way the electronic age all started.

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