In 1977 I made a job change: I took a job at Raytheon Semiconductor. Raytheon was on Ellis Street next door to the Fairchild “Rust Bucket”. In the early days, they shared the same parking lot so my commute didn’t change much, but my outlook on life changed a bunch. I had mostly enjoyed my days at Fairchild, but I hated every single … Read More
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Off with their heads!
The “20 Questions with John East” series continues
I started out as a supervisor in the wafer sort and class area. Today you’d call those probe and final test. My first boss, a man named Les Faerber who I had never met, met me in the lobby, got a smock for me, took me into the test area and introduced me to the ladies (All the operators… Read More