Last week, Google, the internet giant had doodled the birthday of the Mexican Painter, Diego Rivera following which today it pays the tribute to the 84th birthday of Robert Noyce, the co-creator of microchip and the Silicon Valley icon. To celebrate the birthday of the co-founder of Intel Corporation the website features the doodle of a stylish electronic chip with the brand name Google on it.
Robert Noyce was born in Burlington, Iowa on December 12th 1927 and was brought up in Grinnell, Iowa. He had a talent on mathematics and science while he was pursuing his high school and then tool up physics course and graduated in the year 1945.
Noyce is well known as “The Mayor of Silicon Valley” and he is a co-founder of Fairchild Semiconductor that was established in 1957 and also Intel in 1968. Jack Kilby and Robert Noyce together were credited for the invention of the microchip or circuit that actually fueled the revolution of the personal computer.
Noyce passed away in Austin, Texas in 1990 and his family gas created the Noyce Foundation that concentrates on teaching science, maths and literacy in the schools of US.