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Man Behind the Microchip Robert Noyce and the Invention of Silicon Valley

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ISBN-10: 019531199X

ISBN-13: 9780195311990

Edition: 2007

Authors: Leslie Berlin

List price: $24.95
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Hailed as the Thomas Edison and Henry Ford of Silicon Valley, Robert Noyce was a brilliant inventor, a leading entrepreneur, and a daring risk taker who piloted his own jets and skied mountains accessible only by helicopter. Now, in The Man Behind the Microchip, Leslie Berlin captures not only this colorful individual but also the vibrant interplay of technology, business, money, politics, and culture that defines Silicon Valley. Here is the life of a giant of the high-tech industry, the co-founder of Fairchild Semiconductor and Intel who co-invented the integrated circuit, the electronic heart of every modern computer, automobile, cellular telephone, advanced weapon, and video game. With…    
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Book details

List price: $24.95
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 11/13/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 440
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.606
Language: English