History of Silicon Valley

Where would we be without micro chips / integrated circuits

The integrated circuit (or micro chip) allowed for the miniaturization of electronic devices, which makes most of our modern consumer electronic devices possible.

The development of semiconductor microelectronics has been spectacular since the 1950s.

Moore’s Law 1970 to 2020

This graph above shows the growth in microchip transistor count going from 1000s of transistors per integrated circuit in 1970 to 50,000 million in 2020!