Book Discussion on The Man Behind the Microchip: Robert Noyce

Leslie Berlin talked about her book The Man Behind the Microchip: Robert Noyce and the Invention of Silicon Valley, published by Oxford… read more

Leslie Berlin talked about her book The Man Behind the Microchip: Robert Noyce and the Invention of Silicon Valley, published by Oxford University Press. In the book she talked about Robert Noyce, co-inventor of the integrated circuit (the "chip") and co-founder of Intel. For his accomplishments, Mr. Noyce has been called the Thomas Edison and Henry Ford of Silicon Valley. Ms. Berlin talked about Noyce’s adventurous life, his accomplishments, and the influence he had on people such as Apple co-founder Steve Jobs. Following her presentation, she responded to questions and comments from members of the audience.

Photographic slides were used during Ms. Berlin’s presentation. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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  • Leslie Berlin Visiting Scholar Stanford University->History and Philosophy of Science and Technology
  • Margaret Pugh O'Mara Assistant Professor (Acting) Stanford University->History Department

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Book Discussion on The Man Behind the Microchip: Robert Noyce

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Seattle, Washington, United States
First Aired:
Jul 31, 2005
Last Aired:
Oct 1, 2005

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  • Jul 31, 2005 | 8:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 13, 2005 | 11:17pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 01, 2005 | 9:31am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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