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Mike Mayberry is Director of Components Research at Intel. He was promoted to this position in 2005. His group is responsible for research that enables future generations of semiconductors from 5 to 15 years out in the future. They fill the pipeline with technologies for Intel's Pathfinding group to narrow down before the microprocessors of a distant tomorrow come to a computer near you. In this video, Mike describes some of these new technologies and what the challenges will be. You'll find out why forecasting is so essential to their effort. Did you know that today's flash memories only hold a few hundred electrons in their cell? He describes this and other challenges.

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