The Idea Factory

Author: Jon Gertner
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 0143122797
Size: 78.11 MB
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Highlights achievements of Bell Labs as a leading innovator, exploring the role of its highly educated employees in developing new technologies while considering the qualities of companies where innovation and development are most ...

The Idea Factory

Author: Jon Gertner
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101561084
Size: 37.38 MB
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At its heart this is a story about the life and work of a small group of brilliant and eccentric men-Mervin Kelly, Bill Shockley, Claude Shannon, John Pierce, and Bill Baker-who spent their careers at Bell Labs.

The Idea Factory

Author: Jon Gertner
Publisher: Penguin Press HC
ISBN: 9781594203282
Size: 21.49 MB
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Highlights achievements of Bell Labs as a leading innovator, exploring the role of its highly educated employees in developing new technologies while considering the qualities of companies where innovation and development are most ...

A Mind At Play

Author: Jimmy Soni
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1476766681
Size: 38.78 MB
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Chronicles the life and times of the lesser-known Information Age intellect, revealing how his discoveries and innovations set the stage for the digital era, influencing the work of such collaborators and rivals as Alan Turing, John von ...

The Idea Factory

Author: Pepper White
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 9780262250368
Size: 37.14 MB
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This is a personal story of the educational process at one of the world's great technological universities. This is a personal story of the educational process at one of the world's great technological universities.

Three Degrees Above Zero

Author: Jeremy Bernstein
Publisher: CUP Archive
ISBN: 9780521329835
Size: 14.70 MB
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In this engrossing book - a blend of popular science, and history -Jeremy Bernstein guides us on a fascinating tour of the labs, introducing us to the men and women who have been responsible for some of the greatest scientific advances of ...

Dealers Of Lightning

Author: Michael A. Hiltzik
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0061913502
Size: 72.73 MB
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Based on extensive interviews with the scientists, engineers, administrators, and executives who lived the story, this riveting chronicle details PARC's humble beginnings through its triumph as a hothouse for ideas, and shows why Xerox was ...

Where Wizards Stay Up Late

Author: Matthew Lyon
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 0684872161
Size: 67.79 MB
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Where Wizards Stay Up Late is the exciting story of the pioneers responsible for creating the most talked about, most influential, and most far-reaching communications breakthrough since the invention of the telephone.

True Genius

Author: Vicki Daitch
Publisher: Joseph Henry Press
ISBN: 0309169542
Size: 20.24 MB
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Could a person qualify as a bona fide genius if he was a regular Joe? The answer may rest in the story of John Bardeen. John Bardeen was the first person to have been awarded two Nobel Prizes in the same field.

Crystal Fire

Author: Michael Riordan
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN: 9780393041248
Size: 46.62 MB
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Focuses on the human factors behind the invention of the twentieth century's defining artifact, the transistor, highlighting the pride, jealousy, and scientific ambitions of the Bell Labs team who spawned the epoch-making technology.