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Making Silicon Valley : innovation and the growth of high tech, 1930-1970

Author: Christophe Lécuyer
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : MIT, 2007.
Series: Inside technology.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book contains a history of the innovative practices in the San Francisco-area electronics industry that paved the way for the rise of the computer industry in Silicon Valley. In "Making Silicon Valley", Christophe Lecuyer shows that the explosive growth of the personal computer industry in Silicon Valley was the culmination of decades of growth and innovation in the San Francisco-area electronics industry.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Christophe Lécuyer
ISBN: 0262622114 9780262622110 0262122812 9780262122818
OCLC Number: 479226008
Awards: Winner of SIGCIS Computer History Museum Book Prize 2009
Winner of Winner, 2009 Computer History Museum Prize given by SIGCIS 2009
Description: x, 393 s. : illustrations.
Series Title: Inside technology.
Responsibility: Christophe Lécuyer.

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A history of the innovative practices in the San Francisco-area electronics industry that paved the way for the rise of the computer industry in Silicon Valley.  Read more...

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