History of Integrated Circuits: The Foundation of Modern Society
A Day in History: Events that took place on 7th of May in history
British radar scientist Geoffrey Dummer presented the idea of the integrated circuit at the Symposium on Progress in Quality Electronic Components in Washington, D.C. Dummer later tried to build such a circuit himself. He was, however, not successful. The idea was first realized by Jack Kilby, a Texas Instruments employee.