Without Jack Kilby, Computers would have been Much Heavier
by Tim O'Brien
Related link: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tyranny_of_numbers
Jack Kilby died, and with him a great legacy. He "invented" the integrated circuit (actually he gets credit along with Robert Noyce). Read on for more about Jack Kilby contribution and what computing would look like without him...
I fully expect someone to tell me that a Pentium 4 implemented using ENIAC technology would be much, much larger.