Seeking to bridge the gap between the microelectronics community and the general public, this book explains the evolution of the technology with its social and economic effects, shows the forces shaping the industry and concludes with a glimpse of the ideas currently under development in the world's electronics laboratories.Ten years on from the desktop 1981 IBM PC, which contained over 200 chips, the microelectronics industry can deliver the same performance on six chips and the ... Clearly, the faster a computer works, the more work it can do in a given time.
|Title||:||Living with the Chip|
|Author||:||D. Manners, T. Makimoto|
|Publisher||:||Springer Science & Business Media - 1995|