What Hath Silicon Valley Wrought?

January 29, 2013

In 1957, decades before  Steve Jobs revolutionized  the way we think and use computers, or Mark Zuckerberg transformed the meaning of social media, Physicist Robert Noyce was blazing a path for the Jobs and Zuckerbergs of the world. He was creating Silicon Valley.

Noyce and his  co-workers decided to leave the  Shockley Semiconductor Company  to start their own  transistor business. They created the microchip and -- by extension-- Silicon Valley.


Leslie Berlin: Project Historian for the Silicon Valley Archives at Stanford University; author, The Man Behind the Microchip: Robert Noyce and the Invention of Silicon ValleyRegis McKenna

Regis McKenna: Sillicon Valley veteran and well-known technology marketing consultan

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