First Microprocessor Blog

September 18, 2020

First Microprocessor: CHAPTER 2 – The Accidental Engineer

The class he recommended was physics of electricity. I was not too thrilled but willing to take it because I remembered how well I was able […]
August 31, 2020
Ray at Pensacola Naval Base Air Museum. F-14 #5 on display.

First Microprocessor: CHAPTER 1 – Baseball, Radios, and Engineering

I was going to be a baseball player. Baseball became the center of my life at a very young age, and I decided then that America’s […]
June 1, 2020
Ray Holt First Microprocessor Inventor

First Microprocessor: Foreward – Dave “Bio” Baranek – Former F-14 “Tom Cat” RIO and Topgun instructor

When the Navy first flew its F-14 Tomcat fighter in 1970, it was the world’s most advanced fighter and ushered in a whole new generation of […]
June 1, 2020
Ray Holt First Microprocessor Inventor

First Microprocessor: Foreward by Bart Everett. Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center in San Diego, CA

Foreword – Bart Everett – I first met Ray Holt in 2004, when he came to visit the Unmanned Systems Group at what is now the […]
May 31, 2020
Darold Cummings

First Microprocessor: Foreward by Darold Cummings. Top USA Aircraft Designer, 2015.

There is a very interesting book entitled “The Nearly Men” by Mike Green. It chronicles the inventors who should be given credit for major inventions, but […]
February 28, 2020
First Microprocessor: Preface on the History of the World's First Microprocessor, Recollections, & Acknowledgements

First Microprocessor: Author Preface on the History of the World’s First Microprocessor, Recollections, & Acknowledgements

Preface on the History of the World’s First Microprocessor. Author Preface to the “Accidental Engineer” ~ Ray Holt ~ Growing up was not so normal. Our […]
February 10, 2020
First Microprocessor 20-bit Multiplier

First Microprocessor: LSI Technology State-of-the-Art in 1968

First Microprocessor: LSI Technology State-of-the-Art in 1968.The F14A Central Air Data Computer and the LSI Technology State-of-the-Art in 1968Ray M. Holtupdated September 22, 1998 This paper […]
February 2, 2020
1973 Intel Marketing Training team.

Intel Marketing of the 4004, 8008 and PL/M

This cover picture on my book, “The Accidental Engineer“, was staged but it was also a very significant time for the Intel Microcomputer Marketing team. The […]
January 31, 2020

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THE REAL HISTORY OF THE WORLD’S FIRST MICROPROCESSOR. THE TRUTH AND NOTHING BUT THE TRUTH. First Microprocessor Blog. I will use this blog space to publish […]