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2005-04-18 19:24:16

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) -- To mark its 35th year, Electronics magazine broke from its usual coverage of vacuum tubes, newfangled lasers and high-tech minutia to ask a handful of experts to look ahead and write about their vision of the future. Among the contributors was the young research director of a company that made integrated circuits - a relatively recent advance that combined transistors on a chip and seemed a promising but expensive way to make electronics smaller. "The future of...


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  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.