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Al Kordesch
Works at Altera
Attended Case Western Reserve University
Lives in Penang, Malaysia
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Semiconductor physics, computer modeling, solid state physics
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  • Altera
    Semiconductor Modeling, 2012 - present
  • Silterra Malaysia Sdn Bhd
    Manager, Design Tech, 2001 - 2009
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Santa Cruz, California USA - Lakewood, Ohio - Vienna, Austria
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Life is short.  You know what to do. 

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Taught physics in Malaysia (in Malay). Refused to fight the "commies" in Vietnam. War is insane! Uncircumcised. (Why would you cut off the most sensitive part of your penis?) Ex-Catholic (no explanation needed).
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  • Case Western Reserve University
    MSEE
  • Carnegie Mellon University
    Physics
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Thursday night Penang celebrated the Jade Emperor Festival.  It is the 8th day of Lunar Newy Year.
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Intel is reportedly in talks to acquire Silicon Valley chip builder Altera.
Intel, the world's largest chip maker, is in talks to acquire Silicon Valley chip builder Altera, according to reports. If the deal goes through, it would be Intel's largest takeover ever.
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