Intel Co-Founder Gordon Moore Receives IEEE Medal of Honor
On September 20 Gordon Moore was awarded the IEEE Medal of Honor, the Institute's highest award, in a ceremony in Quebec City, Canada. He is being recognized for his contributions to the advancement of semiconductor technology, both as an engineer and entrepreneur. I can think of no more deserving individual in our industry. Gordon was one of Intel's co-founders and...
- Video Podcast — Highlights from IDF 2007 in San Francisco
- Software & Chip Chatting: Gordon Moore & Microsoft’s Dileep Bhandarkar Leaving the Intel Developer Forum on Monday, Gordon Moore stopped to talk chat with IDF attendees on the second floor. That's where former Intel and now Microsoft distinguished engineer Dileep Bhandarkar got Gordon talking about the future of chip & software making, and whatever happened to Gordon's old black-rimmed glasses. (more…)
Gordon Googled Gunn
NPR "Tech Nation" host Moira Gunn first met Intel Co-Founder Gordon Moore during a phone call earlier this month and I got to be on the call. Moira has infectious energy and a flair for pulling a great story out of people using her real-life experiences. She really enjoyed exploring the collaboration and combativeness between scientists and engineers -- each...
Moore’s Law Speaks Live To You
The man. The law. Get both and a peek "Behind the Ubiquitous Microprocessor" as Intel co-founder Dr. Gordon Moore joins the Intel Developer Forum in a talk with Dr. Moira Gunn, host of NPR’s “Tech Nation” and "BioTech Nation."Sure Moore’s Law is over 42 years old, but it’s still running as fast as ever and spreading to new industries beyond...
UPDATED: 45 days and counting… to the magic of 45nm Hafnium
See NEW video at the end of this post.45 is an important number. In 45 BC Julius Caesar won a victory over the armies of Pompey and proclaimed himself the sole ruler of Rome. Some 2000 years later, in 1945 the allies won a victory over the Axis powers. Both victories signaled huge changes in the world and moved it...
- Unlocked CPU’s for laptops! Intel just launched an Extreme Edition version of it's Core 2 Duo line of mobile dual core processors. This coupled with the recent SLI notebook announcement from Alienware shows just how serious Intel is about upping mobile performance. Next year will also see battery friendly quad core CPU's for notebooks, this news should excite Photoshopers everywhere. (more…)
- Not all silicon processes are created equal. There is a lot of talk right now about 45nm – the newest and most exciting step along the Moore’s Law story. (Yes, it IS exciting…)Essentially it means that transistors can be made smaller, and the smallest feature size is only 45nm across, that is less than 200 silicon atoms wide. (more…)