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Microprocessors: From Transformative to Pervasive—and What’s Next

Microprocessor technology has enabled us to transition from a world with only a small number of computers, designed and used for specific missions and purposes, to a world seemingly awash in microprocessors—in data centers and cloud computing facilities, in laptops and smartphones, in smart devices and game consoles in our homes, in our cars and vehicles, in urban infrastructure and sensors of all types, and embedded in devices of all types—if you look (and count) closely enough. In fact, the amazing technological devices are so common that we even throw them out, when newer, better, cooler devices come along....