mother of pearl/invention?
Would be good to see him go to AMD, although I imagine he's probably forbidden to go there via non-competition clauses, etc. From the looks of things, he (and his labs) saved Intel's cookies at a time when they were being, er, crumbled by AMD. Kind of ironic if he could end up doing the same for AMD against Intel.
The plus side here being the competition would improve things for everyone. And since AMD seems to have lost some technical steam since Dirk Meyer left, the infusion of expertise would help.
Hmmm....Perlmutter... mother-of-pearl... AMD could use some...(and I'm not an Intel fanboi, more a worried AMD fan...).