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The idea factory : Bell Labs and the great age of American innovation

Author: Jon Gertner; Penguin.
Publisher: New York [etc.] : Penguin Books, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Traces the origins of some of the twentieth century's important inventions. This title tells the story about the life and work of a small group of eccentric men - Mervin Kelly, Bill Shockley, Claude  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jon Gertner; Penguin.
ISBN: 9781594203282 1594203288 9780143122791 0143122797
OCLC Number: 968485735
Description: [10], 422 s., [16] s. tabl. : il. ; 22 cm.
Responsibility: Jon Gertner.

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"Filled with colorful characters and inspiring lessons . . . The Idea Factory explores one of the most critical issues of our time: What causes innovation?" -Walter Isaacson, The New York Times Book Read more...

 
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