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The Joshua Lederberg Papers

Title:
Letter from Joshua Lederberg to Robert Noyce, Intel Corporation Annotation pdf (73,255 Bytes) ocr (2,047 Bytes)
Letter from Joshua Lederberg to Robert Noyce, Intel Corporation
Number of Image Pages:
1 (73,255 Bytes)
Date:
1976-04-20 (April 20, 1976)
Creator:
Lederberg, Joshua
Recipient:
Noyce, Robert
Intel Corporation
Rights:
This item is in the public domain. It may be used without permission.
Relation:
Lederberg Grouping: Correspondence D
Box Number: 22
Folder Number: 134
Unique Identifier:
BBGCLR
Accession Number:
81
Document Type:
Letters (correspondence)
Language:
English
Format:
application/pdf
image/tif
Physical Condition:
Good
Series: Correspondence, 1935-2002
SubSeries: 1961-1978
Folder: N
Metadata Last Modified Date:
2006-05-19
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Annotation by Joshua Lederberg:
KW: OCR; urging highly parallel computer systems on him; allude to
prior declination of joing board of Intel, I now have more time
available -- but nothing came of that now. (Declining that opportunity
was one of the worst decisions of my life, as Intel would have been
a most challenging arena as well as its financial implications!  It was
driven by some personal antagonisms on the part of a Cetus principal
investor, and he would not release me from my consulting contract
with Cetus which was quite restrictive.)  At that time Intel was only
starting on its path to microprocessors (vs chips for digital
watches and calculators); and they were reluctant to go into larger systems
as I was advocating;  cf. "hydroids";

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