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Silicon Valley.

MacLowry, Randall. (Producer, Screenwriter, Director). Strain, Tracy Heather. (Producer). Ferrari, Michelle. (Screenwriter). Kusiak, John. (Added Author). Willis, P. Andrew. (Added Author).
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  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (1 video file (approximately 90 min.)) : sound, color
  • Publisher: [United States] : PBS : 2014.

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Restrictions on Access Note:
Digital content provided by hoopla.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Directed by Randall Maclowry.
Participant or Performer Note:
Narrator, Michael Murphy.
Summary, etc.:
SILICON VALLEY tells the story of the pioneering scientists and engineers who transformed rural Santa Clara County into the hub of technological ingenuity we now know as Silicon Valley. The film spotlights the creativity of the young men who founded Fairchild Semiconductor, in particular the brilliant, charismatic young physicist Robert Noyce. Their radical innovations would include the integrated circuit that helped make the United States a leader in both space exploration and the personal computer revolution, transforming the way the world works, plays and communicates, making possible everything from the Apollo program to smart phones, from pacemakers to microwaves.
Target Audience Note:
Rated PG.
System Details Note:
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Microelectronics industry > California > Santa Clara Valley (Santa Clara County) > History.
Computer industry > California > Santa Clara Valley (Santa Clara County) > History.
High technology industries > California > Santa Clara Valley (Santa Clara County) > History.

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