Daily Archives: December 16, 2007

Happy 60th Birthday to the Transistor

From an article in yesterday’s Los Angeles Times, The tiny, mighty transistor: A little electronic device that triggered one of the most dramatic technological explosions in history turns 60 on Sunday. The humble transistor and its descendant, the semiconductor chip, … Continue reading

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Science Fiction Author Quote of the Day

Today is Arthur C. Clarke’s 90th birthday. So today’s quote comes from him: If we have learned one thing from the history of invention and discovery, it is that, in the long run — and often in the short one … Continue reading

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