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The silicon eye

Author: George F Gilder
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton & Co., ©2005.
Series: Enterprise (New York, N.Y.)
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"George Gilder has covered the wizards of high tech for twenty-five years and has an insider's knowledge of Silicon Valley and the unpredictable mix of genius, drive, and luck that can turn a start-up into a Fortune 500 company. The Silicon Eye is a narrative of some of the smartest - and most colorful - people on earth and their race to transform an entire industry."--Jacket.
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Named Person: Carver Mead; Federico Faggin; Federico Faggin; Carver Mead
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: George F Gilder
ISBN: 0393057631 9780393057638 0393328414 9780393328417
OCLC Number: 57373777
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 318 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm.
Contents: Prologue : who is Carver Mead? --
Delbrück bursts in --
The fourth camera --
Merrill's view --
The charged competition --
Annealing neurons --
FF --
Beyond the silicon gate --
Tobermory --
The Hopfield net --
Carverland --
Michelle --
Misha --
Synaptics --
The analog perplex --
Seizing the sword --
The cat --
Teleology at Oxford --
White rabbit --
Merrill's magic --
Lyon's den of many colors --
Photokina 2000 and beyond --
Foveon's disruptive challenge --
Holy kammoli! --
Foveon raw in Vegas --
Epilogue : camera's end.
Series Title: Enterprise (New York, N.Y.)
Responsibility: George Gilder.
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Technology insider George Gilder delivers a "compelling" (Wired) look under the hood at a genius-fueled startup.  Read more...

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"Proof that the spell of the Valley, after decades of booms and busts, is alive and well." -- David Kushner - Washington Post "Like Foveon's founders, Mr. Gilder wants to understand vision, albeit of Read more...

 
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