Dr. Black is still sorely missed, though not severely, but on the other hand, yes, maybe he is.
Having come up in the tech landscape at a time when computers were the size of double-wide refrigerators, it might seem unlikely that he, a veritable fossil in his mid-60’s, would have any relevance in today’s computing world. For Dr. Black, having done things the hard way, the new ‘easy’ was a snap.
His predilection about CPU’s having peaked out still puzzles. If only he could troll the aisles of our BigBox tech store and hear the siren songs of 6-core processors!