The number of parts that were required were just prohibitive.
There was a space program before there was integrated circuits.
I feel my story has been exercised very thoroughly and very frequently.
It's also somewhat in the center of a number of things that will be useful to the company.
I'm doing a little consulting. I'm somewhat retired, still a director of a company or two.
Today, people tend to credit me with having the original idea and made the first circuits.
They're very strong in memory. Didn't do very much in microprocessors or digital signal processing.
The first calculators tended to sell for $400 or $500. Today, you can get a pretty good one for 4 or $5.
It was really a very small company when I started and it changed very rapidly during those first periods.
My own interest developed because I thought it was a fascinating subject and something I wanted to pursue.