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The Microchip That Changed the World Turns 50

In 1971, a small start-up launched the Intel 4004, the first general-purpose microprocessor. They had no idea it would be so big.

The chip that began it all: Intel’s 4004 microchip [Thomas Nguyen/Wikipedia]

THE WORLD CHANGED forever on November 15, 1971. And hardly anyone noticed.

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