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Charged bodies : people, power, and paradox in Silicon Valley

Author: Thomas Mahon
Publisher: New York : New American Library, ©1985.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Mahon, Thomas.
Charged bodies.
New York : New American Library, ©1985
(OCoLC)561475184
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Mahon
ISBN: 0453004873 9780453004879
OCLC Number: 11134519
Description: 339 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: 1. What's going on here? --
Overview --
Paradise valley --
2. The electron manipulators and deal makers --
Entrepreneurship --
Frank Deverse ; Huey Lee --
Roy Dudley --
Robert Noyce --
Alan Shugart --
3. The deal backers --
Venture capitalism --
Arthur Rock --
James Anderson ; Thomas Volpe --
4. From whence came? --
Catherine Gasich, orchardist --
Frederick Terman and William Hewlett, patriarchs of Silicon Valley --
George Morrow: personalizing the computer --
5. Circle one: scene at close hand --
Valley observers: Dick Steinheimer, artisan ; Elizabeth Horn, chronicler of society ; John C. Dvorak, journalist --
The law - observance and breach: James Pooley, attorney ; Bob McDiarmid, private detective ; John Draper, "Cap'n Crunch" --
6. Circle two: the artists --
John Chowning, composer --
Scott Kim, visual artist --
7. Circle Three: the critics --
Ted Smith, environmental activist --
Joel Yudken: swords into plowshares --
8. Worlds beyond imagining --
John Peers: at a far frontier --
John Billingham: searching for intelligence among the stars --
Andy Dufner, physicist-theologian --
Conclusion.
Responsibility: by Thomas Mahon.

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