UK Engineer Find Original Issue of Electronics Magazine With "Moore's Law" Article, Collects 10 Large From Intel
:: From the BBC News site:
A copy of the original Electronics magazine in which Moore's Law was first published has turned up under the floorboards of a Surrey engineer.
David Clark had kept copies of the magazine for years, despite pleas from his wife to throw them away.
Now the couple are celebrating after collecting the $10,000 reward which was offered on eBay by chip maker Intel.
Moore's Law, the principle that has driven the computer chip industry, celebrated 40 years this week.
"I am totally astonished. It is the most bizarre thing that has ever happened to me," Mr Clark told the BBC News website.
"I am really pleased about it because I studied physics and have always had interest in electronics. I could see the next 30 years were going to go like Moore's Law said, so I decided to go into electronics."