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Is it better to be lucky than good in Silicon Valley?

Is it better to be lucky than good in Silicon Valley?

 Marguerite Gong Hancock   July 13, 2016
Reflections on insights shared at the Exponential Center Launch, June 3, 2016 On June 3, to celebrate the launch of the Computer History Museum’s Exponential...   Read More
Remembering Andy S. Grove

Remembering Andy S. Grove

 David Brock   March 21, 2016
Andrew S. Grove was a seminal figure in the history of the semiconductor industry, and in the story of high-technology industry in Silicon Valley....   Read More
Beckman, Shockley and the 60th Anniversary of the Birth of Silicon Valley

Beckman, Shockley and the 60th Anniversary of the Birth of Silicon Valley

 David Laws   February 10, 2016
Sixty years ago, on February 14, 1956, two remarkable people addressed a luncheon for scientists, educators and the press at San Francisco’s Hotel St....   Read More
“Who named Silicon Valley?”

“Who named Silicon Valley?”

 David Laws   January 07, 2015
Happy Birthday Silicon Valley Courtesy: Ms Silicon Valley January 11, 2015 marks the 44th anniversary of the first known appearance in print of the...   Read More
Who Invented the Diode?

Who Invented the Diode?

 David Laws   November 06, 2013
The inventors of the transistor and the integrated circuit received Nobel Prizes. The engineering community marks anniversaries of their conception with conferences, banquets, and...   Read More
The Valley That Rudolph and Sletten Built

The Valley That Rudolph and Sletten Built

 Jennifer De La Cruz   August 16, 2013
The garage has long played host to the creative genius of aspiring technology entrepreneurs here in the good ole Valley de Silicon. Take, for...   Read More
Invention of the Planar Integrated Circuit & Other Stories from the Fairchild Notebooks

Invention of the Planar Integrated Circuit & Other Stories from the Fairchild Notebooks

 David Laws   June 19, 2013
The Fairchild Notebooks: Silicon Valley’s Founding Documents, a temporary exhibit in the lobby of the Computer History Museum, displays three iconic volumes from the...   Read More
The Fairchild Semiconductor Collection of Notebooks and Technical Papers

The Fairchild Semiconductor Collection of Notebooks and Technical Papers

 David Laws   March 22, 2013
People with knowledge, with training, with curiosity – these are the people of Research and Development at Fairchild Semiconductor. Theirs is the endless search...   Read More
Conservation of the Fairchild Notebooks

Conservation of the Fairchild Notebooks

 Sara Lott   August 31, 2012
con•ser•va•tion noun Conservation is the action or treatment of damaged materials to ensure their survival for as long as possible. Conservation may repair...   Read More