If you could ask only one person about the limits of computers past, present and future, the right person might be Federico Faggin. Forty years ago Faggin meticulously sketched the blueprint that brought to life the world's first microprocessor, which later sparked the personal computer revolution.
After a career dedicated to creating evermore intelligent computer chips, he has turned his attention to…Continue
I spent the afternoon with the future, and he was motiviated by Legos, math, music, science and an encouraging mom. I met with the young robot scientist Matt Bunting the day after he was honored as Student of the Year by EE Times. Here's an excerpt, video and photo -- link to the full story here: Meet the modern day Da Vinci Designs Smart Spider http://intel.ly/lfxzqT.
It's "A Bug's…Continue
This is of a story I originally published today on Intel Free Press, compiling some of my favorite publically shared highlights about the topic. This was inspired by my wife, who is an archaeologists. The post with photos and videos is here.
The seeds of the digital revolution were planted with the invention of the transistor in 1947, which led…Continue