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December 12, 2012

Mtg: How the Race for Microprocessor Leadership Transformed Silicon Valley: 70’s, 80’s, and 90’s

by @ 4:57 pm. Filed under ALL, Computers/Software, Electronics Design, Engineering Mgmt, Semiconductors
 

MONDAY January 7, 2013
SCV Life Member Affinity Group
Panelists: David House from Intel; John Mashey from MIPS; Anant Agrawal from Sun
Moderator: John Hollar, CEO, Computer History Museum
Time: Buffet dinner at 6:30 PM; Panel follows
Cost: $22 for IEEE members; $25 for non-members
Place: Computer History Museum, 2960 North Shoreline Blvd, Mountain View
RSVP: from website
Web: ieeescvlifemembers.eventbrite.com

This panel will discuss microprocessor development in the 70’s, 80’s and 90’s including the evolution of CISC and RISC architectures and the battle for architectural dominance in the market place.? The technological developments that led up to the creation of RISC architectures and the reaction of CISC suppliers to address this attack with be covered.? The role of architecture in today’s marketplace will be discussed and the panel members will share their views on the factors that lead up to the outcome of these architectural wars.
Note: Space is limited and only the registered guests will be admitted.? Early registration is highly recommended.

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