For a man who was diagnosed with a devastating motor neuron disease at age 21 and given just 3 years to live, the brilliant British scientist Stephen Hawking, who celebrated his 70th birthday Sunday, continues to amaze. What you may not have known about Stephen Hawking is how Intel has helped the paralyzed, voiceless scientist communicate to the world since 1997.
Travis, an Intel application engineer, has traveled from Oregon to England every couple of years for the last decade to hand-deliver a customized PC he has created for Hawking. Here Travis talks about his unique project, the technology that powers the customized system, and how Intel co-founder Gordon Moore got Hawking to switch from AMD to Intel. Read more
Most people think of Intel technology powering PCs, whether they are consumer laptops, business computers, or the latest iMacs. And they’re right, you can find Intel Inside the large majority of desktop and laptop computers today. But Intel products touch … Read more
Intel is changing. It’s certainly not the same company it was 42 years ago when we were founded, nor even five years ago for that matter. We’re still the world’s largest semiconductor company, but we have become so much more … Read more
I believe we will see more change in the next five years, both in our industry and here at Intel, than we have seen in the last 25 years. This isn’t a new idea—futurologists like Ray Kurzweil have been making … Read more
Did you know that women held 57% of the professional occupations in the 2008 U.S. workforce? Did you also know that women held 25% of the professional information technology (IT) -related occupations in the 2008 U.S. workforce? I didn’t. Not … Read more