April 1970 Design begins on the world’s first general-purpose programmable microprocessor, the Intel 4004. Demand for ever more integrated chipsets, driven by the portable calculator industry, spurs Intel, Mostek, Texas Instruments, and others to develop new calculator ICs. The 4004, supplied to Japanese calculator maker Nippon Calculating Machine Corp., runs at 108 kilohertz, has 2,250 transistors, and is created in 10-micrometer technology on 2-inch wafers.
Intel CEO Brian Krzanich explained that if a 1971 Volkswagen Beetle had advanced at the pace of Moore’s law over the past 34 years, today “you would be able to go with that car 300,000 miles per hour. You would get two million miles per gallon of gas, and all that for the mere cost of four cents.”
Autumn 1966 IBM researcher Robert H. Dennard hears a presentation by coworkers trying to improve magnetic core memory. That night, on his couch at home, he thinks, “What could I do that would be really simple?” Thinking of MOS technology, he realizes that a stored charge on a capacitor could represent a bit of information, while a transistor could control the writing of that charge. Shortly after, he proposes the single transistor/single capacitor (1T/1C) dynamic RAM, which eventually gives rise to a vast new industry.
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Servus Ich bin der Joe und Ich mag Computer und Technik , mag ich auch Robotern zu bauen, Gitarre zu spielen , habe ich interes über das Kino Sport Musik und natürlich Reisen. :-)