The Idea Factory

Author: Jon Gertner
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101561084
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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
ISBN: 0143122797
Size: 79.47 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: Pepper White
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 9780262250368
Size: 40.46 MB
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This is a personal story of the educational process at one of the world's great technological universities. Pepper White entered MIT in 1981 and received his master's degree in mechanical engineering in 1984.

The Future X Network

Author: Marcus K. Weldon
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 1498759270
Size: 57.32 MB
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Each chapter of the book is dedicated to a major area of change and the network and systems innovation required to realize the technological revolution that will be the essential product of this new digital future.

The Age Of Insight

Author: Eric Kandel
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 1588369307
Size: 74.21 MB
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Kandel tells the story of how these pioneers—Freud, Schnitzler, Klimt, Kokoschka, and Schiele—inspired by the Vienna School of Medicine, in turn influenced the founders of the Vienna School of Art History to ask pivotal questions such ...

The Chip

Author: T.R. Reid
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 0307432033
Size: 46.24 MB
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In this completely revised and updated edition of The Chip, T.R. Reid tells the gripping adventure story of their invention and of its growth into a global information industry. This is the story of how the digital age began.

Dealers Of Lightning

Author: Michael A. Hiltzik
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0061913502
Size: 78.26 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 ...

Crystal Fire

Author: Michael Riordan
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN: 9780393041248
Size: 42.56 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.

Manufacturing The Future

Author: Stephen B. Adams
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521651189
Size: 73.97 MB
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The book demonstrates, through Western's 1882 acquisition by Bell Telephone, that vertical integration was a lengthy process rather than a single event.

Where Wizards Stay Up Late

Author: Matthew Lyon
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 0684872161
Size: 19.83 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.