Microchip by Jeffrey Zygmont
An Idea, Its Genesis, and the Revolution It Created

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Microchip: An Idea, Its Genesis, And The Revolution It Created, by Zygmont, Jeffrey
 

About Jeffrey Zygmont

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Jeffrey Zygmont is a business writer who specializes in high-tech topics. He has written for BusinessWeek, Boston Magazine, Inc., and CFO and has been a staff writer for High Technology and a columnist for Omni. He lives in Salem, New Hampshire.
 
Published January 1, 2003 by Perseus. 256 pages
Genres: Business & Economics, Computers & Technology, Professional & Technical, Science & Math. Non-fiction

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Zygmont’s talent is to bring all the participants and forces into the picture, calculating the importance and timing of each, be it the role of the Cold War, the magic of the pocket calculator, the brainchilds of businesses that then couldn’t contain them (for example, Wang and their word process...

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Zygmont (The VC Way) charts the human story behind the development of the microchip-how the genius of scientists like Bill Shockley, Jack Kilby, Robert Noyce and Gordon Moore contributed to discovery after brilliant discovery, from Texas Instruments' first stabs at a portable calculator to today'...

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