Recollections of Early Chip Development at Intel

In the early days of Intel, between the late 1960s and the late 1970s, there was a regular product naming scheme by which a process, product type, or product family could be easily known. Few remain at Intel who remember this scheme, and its source is all but forgotten. The naming scheme and many stories of early products were uncovered through interviews and reminiscences by the authors, who among them have over 80 years of experience at Intel. This is their story.

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