Ever wonder the microchip looking of Google’s Doodle today? Yup, the picture below, see it now? I can easily recognize stuff if it is something to do with IT short for Information Technology, computers or the Internet. This microchip looking picture is one way of Google, the most popular search engine of remembering Robert Noyce‘s 84th Birthday. Who is Robert Noyce anyway? To those who don’t know him just like me, yes you heard it right, even me its my first time to get to know him so join me in learning his works and who he is really.
Robert Noyce was a co-founder of both Fairchild Semiconductor and Intel Corporation, and an investor and advisor in several other companies.
Holder of several patents, Robert Noyce was born on December 12, 1927 in Burlington, Iowa. He did his BA from Grinnell College in Iowa. In 1953, Robert Noyce accomplised his PhD in physical electronics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Robert Noyce helped found the Semiconductor Industry Association, was a Regent of the University of California, served on the President’s Commission on Industrial Competitiveness, and was the first chief executive officer of SEMATECH.
More information about the life of Mr. Noyce can be read here.
About Google Doodles:
Google Doodles are the decorative changes that are made to the Google logo to celebrate holidays, anniversaries, and the lives of famous artists and scientists. The first Google Doodle was created by Larry Page and Sergy Brin Google in the year 1998 to mark the celebrations of the Burning Man Festival. Google currently has over 1000 Doodles.
Source: Wikipedia, The Times of India
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