Intel's R&D needs to get more agressive

Posted on Tuesday, Sep 04 2007 @ 08:00 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
Intel's Chief Technology Officer Justin Rattner claims Intel's researchers aren't creative enough.

In an interview with Technology Review he complained (or should we say boasted?) about the high amount of ideas that makes it into real products. According to Rattner about 50 percent of the ideas Intel scientists propose end up in retail products and he thinks that way too high.

Rattner believes Intel's researchers need to take more risk and he would like to see success quotas of 10-15 percent. This will give researchers more room for experiments and may lead to more innovations.


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Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.



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