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"A lesson about the success of Great Men"

And Now Let Us Praise, and Consider the Absurd Luck of, Famous Men [more inside]
posted by the man of twists and turns on Feb 14, 2013 - 32 comments

like little beepers

Following Pennsylvania's lead, Georgia is poised to ban the involuntary implantation of microchips into people. With SB235 passing both the state house and senate, it is now up to Governor Sonny Perdue to sign it into law (or reveal that he's in the pocket of Big Microchip). The transcript of testimony before the house in favor of this legislation is truly eye-opening. Rachel Maddow had it re-enacted on her show.
posted by adamrice on Apr 21, 2010 - 149 comments

The Truth About Bender's Brain

The Truth About Bender's Brain - part of IEEE Spectrum's 25 Microchips That Shook the World (one page) (previously)
posted by mrgrimm on May 22, 2009 - 24 comments

History, crudely drawn

Behold the raw, elemental beauty of the world's first monolithic integrated circuit, aka microchip, made by Nobel-laureate Jack Kilby in 1958 when he worked at Texas Instruments. The third anniversary of his death was last week.
posted by not_the_water on Jun 28, 2008 - 11 comments

DIY subcutaneous RFID tagging

People are tagging themselves, with microchips. [via] [previous]
posted by airguitar on Mar 25, 2006 - 11 comments

R.I.P. Jack Kilby

Jack Kilby, inventor of the monolithic integrated circuit (microchip) at Texas Instruments in 1958, died Monday. His vision lives on through the Kilby International Awards and Kilby Laureates "who symbolize the power of the individual creative mind to change the world, forever."
posted by tpl1212 on Jun 22, 2005 - 5 comments

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