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The Man Who Invented the Microprocessor


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Ted Hoff, Intel

Intel employee number 12, Marcian Edward "Ted" Hoff, was recruited by Robert Noyce and led the project that created the first microprocessor.

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Ted Hoff saved his own life, sort of. Deep inside this 73-year-old lies a microprocessor—a tiny computer that controls his pacemaker and, in turn, his heart.

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