Google Celebrates Co-Founder of Intel’s 84th Birthday

googlechipGoogle is today celebrating the great day of Robert Noyce, the co-founder of Intel are also nicknamed as the “Mayor of Silicon Valley”. The doodle put up by Google on its homepage looks like a microchip honouring the work done by Robert Noyce.

From Wikipedia

Robert Norton Noyce (December 12, 1927 – June 3, 1990), nicknamed “the Mayor of Silicon Valley”, co-founded Fairchild Semiconductor in 1957 and Intel 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. Noyce was also a mentor and father-figure to an entire generation of entrepreneurs.