Jack Kilby dies!

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Jack Kilby dies!

Post by Zeerus » Wed Jun 22, 2005 12:57 pm

Jack Kilby just passed away from cancer.
http://www.usatoday.com/tech/news/2005- ... ilby_x.htm

how sad...
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Post by Deleter » Wed Jun 22, 2005 1:33 pm

um.... :oops: ...who's that?

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Post by The Walrus » Wed Jun 22, 2005 1:36 pm

Jack Kilby invented the integrated circuit (microchip) used in every computer today back in the 1950's.
If swimming is so good for your figure, how do you explain walruses?

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Post by Zeerus » Wed Jun 22, 2005 1:37 pm

I'm only 14, and I even know who he is!
he invented the Integrated Circuit for computers many years ago, and was awarded the Nobel Prize in 2000 for all of the technological advances he had made
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Post by Zeerus » Wed Jun 22, 2005 1:37 pm

The Walrus wrote:Jack Kilby invented the integrated circuit (microchip) used in every computer today back in the 1950's.
dang it, I wanted to tell him. You must have posted right as I was writing my post
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Post by The Walrus » Wed Jun 22, 2005 1:50 pm

Yeah, that happens a lot :wink:

BTW, he also invented the first "real" calculator.
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Post by Zeerus » Wed Jun 22, 2005 1:59 pm

yep, that too
I wish I knew QBasic when I was taking Algebra a few months ago :x . would have made the math a lot easier, though It would have also been cheating :twisted:
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Post by {Nathan} » Wed Jun 22, 2005 6:27 pm

Hey... I have cheated using QB without even knowing it.
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Post by Alter Ego » Wed Jul 20, 2005 7:34 pm

Hi,

See my web page :

http://www.quickbasic.future.library.ca.tt

I made a interesting program with QB45 and FL35. The program can solve up to 5 linear equations even with complex numbers.

Have a look and let me know about it.

OK, it's in french language for now, but I'm sure you can use the program easily.

Thanks for your visit.

Sorry for my poor english.

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