Robert Noyce Google's doodle paid tribute to Intel co-founder Robert Noyce, who is credited with co-inventing the integrated circuit—the technology behind the chips powering the gadgets that are now part of our everyday lives. For more, see Robert Noyce and the Inventors of Personal Computing.
Robert Norton Noyce (December 12, 1927 – June 3, 1990), nicknamed "the Mayor of Silicon Valley", co-founded Fairchild Semiconductor in 1957 and Intel Corporation in 1968. He is also credited (along with Jack Kilby) with the invention of the integrated circuit or microchip which fueled the personal computer revolution and gave Silicon Valley its name.
Google Doodle Honors Intel Co-Founder Robert Noyce
Who doesn't love a gift from Google?? Just receive a framed doodle for Robert Noyce's 84th birthday. Robert Noyce (along with his colleague Jack Kilby) is credited with inventing the microchip, which paved the way for innovative companies (including Google) and earned him the nickname "The Mayor of Silicone Valley". Thank you Google!