The Fiftieth Anniversary of Intel's Microprocessor

If Intel did not build the first microprocessor, who did?

Advertisement in Electronic News, November 15, 1971 Image: Courtesy the Computer History Museum

“This is what made computing really take off!” — Pat Gelsinger, Intel CEO

On November 15, 1971, Intel Corporation ran a two-page advertisement in Electronic News, the industry weekly newspaper, proclaiming ”A…