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Well, it's very dangerous to project, but it's clear that the existing technology has some more years to go. Jack Kilby#Technology 61
Jack Kilby#Technology 61
Well, the big products in electronics in the '50s were radio and television. The first big computers were just beginning to come in and represented the most logical market for us to work in. Jack Kilby#Computer 53
Jack Kilby#Computer 53
The first calculators tended to sell for $400 or $500. Today, you can get a pretty good one for 4 or $5. Jack Kilby#Calculators 51
Jack Kilby#Calculators 51
My own interest developed because I thought it was a fascinating subject and something I wanted to pursue. Jack Kilby#Developed 46
Jack Kilby#Developed 46
I think I thought it would be important for electronics as we knew it then, but that was a much simpler business and electronics was mostly radio and television and the first computers. Jack Kilby#Business 41
Jack Kilby#Business 41
This could be done in part, because the equipment was very inexpensive. Not much money was involved in tooling so that basic changes of that type could be accomplished. Jack Kilby#Accomplished 39
Jack Kilby#Accomplished 39
It was really a very small company when I started and it changed very rapidly during those first periods. Jack Kilby#Changed 37
Jack Kilby#Changed 37
I feel my story has been exercised very thoroughly and very frequently. Jack Kilby#Exercised 33
Jack Kilby#Exercised 33
The number of parts that were required were just prohibitive. Jack Kilby#Number 29
Jack Kilby#Number 29
I'm sure there will continue to be exciting new products and major changes, but it looks as if the existing technology has a great deal of room to grow and prosper. Jack Kilby#Technology 28
Jack Kilby#Technology 28
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