Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 15th Nov 2011 22:32 UTC
Intel You may not realise it, but today one of the most important pieces of technology celebrates its 40th birthday. In November 15, 1971, a company called Intel released its Intel 4004 processor - the first single-chip microprocessor, and one of the most important milestones in computer history.
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It is a long path
by wagnerlip on Wed 16th Nov 2011 18:03 UTC
wagnerlip
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2011-11-16

I am luck enough, I used one of those chips. Soon later, moved to the Z80, 8080, 6809, 8086, and then microcontrollers such 8051 and AVRs.

Time goes by very fast, technology advanced fast as well. I barely was able to follow the speed of it, and actually totally lost the whole overview of what is happening.

Happy Birthday Mr. Forty O'Four.

I can not even guess what we will have in the next 40 years, in 2051.

Wagner

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