Silicon Valley by John R. McLaughlin
110 Year Renaissance

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The constellation known today as Silicon Valley represents the choicest achievements of America s high technology through the 20th Century and now into the 21st, a period during which the United States surged to world technological leadership and poured out inventions, innovations, and developments in a volume unprecedented in history, either in quality or quantity. The purpose of this book is to collect and pass on to the future generations an understanding of how this phenomenon came to be. Silicon Valley is unique in many ways, but its character found roots more than a hundred and ten years ago. Dozens of high technology founders and inventors provide personal perspective thoughout the pages. Fifty of Silicon Valley's most important high technology companies are profiled.
 

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Published January 1, 2008 by Santa Clara Valley Historical Association. 196 pages
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