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The Resource The idea factory : Bell Labs and the great age of American innovation, Jon Gertner

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

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The idea factory : Bell Labs and the great age of American innovation
Title
The idea factory
Title remainder
Bell Labs and the great age of American innovation
Statement of responsibility
Jon Gertner
Title variation
Bell Labs and the great age of American innovation
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
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 successful
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
384
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
TK5102.3.U6
LC item number
G47 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
The idea factory : Bell Labs and the great age of American innovation, Jon Gertner
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Introduction : wicked problems -- Oil drops -- West to East -- System -- War -- Solid state -- House of magic -- The informationist -- Man and machines -- Formula -- Silicon -- Empire -- An instigator -- On Crawford Hill -- Futures, real and imagined -- Mistakes -- Competition -- Apart -- Afterlives -- Inheritance -- Echoes
Control code
sky242961395
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
422 p., [16] p. plates
Isbn
9781594203282
Isbn Type
(hc.)
Lccn
2011040207
Other physical details
ill.
Label
The idea factory : Bell Labs and the great age of American innovation, Jon Gertner
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Introduction : wicked problems -- Oil drops -- West to East -- System -- War -- Solid state -- House of magic -- The informationist -- Man and machines -- Formula -- Silicon -- Empire -- An instigator -- On Crawford Hill -- Futures, real and imagined -- Mistakes -- Competition -- Apart -- Afterlives -- Inheritance -- Echoes
Control code
sky242961395
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
422 p., [16] p. plates
Isbn
9781594203282
Isbn Type
(hc.)
Lccn
2011040207
Other physical details
ill.

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