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Smaller, Faster, Cheaper, Over: The Future of Computer Chips

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Max Shulaker, Stanford University

Max Shulaker, a graduate student at Stanford, working in 2011 on a new kind of semiconductor circuit. As chips continue to shrink, computer scientists are seeking new technological breakthroughs.

Credit: Lianne Milton for The New York Times

At the inaugural International Solid-State Circuits Conference held on the campus of the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia in 1960, a young computer engineer named Douglas Engelbart introduced the electronics industry to the remarkably simple but groundbreaking concept of "scaling."

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