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Troublemakers : Silicon Valley's coming of age / Leslie Berlin.

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  • ISBN: 9781451651508
  • ISBN: 1451651503
  • Physical Description: xvi, 494 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, 2017.

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Introduction: A bit like love -- Arrival: 1969-1971. Prometheus in the Pentagon (Bob Taylor) ; Nerd paradise (Al Alcorn) ; Eight quarters in her pocket (Fawn Alvarez) ; The Fairchildren (Mike Markkula) ; What do we do with these? (Niels Reimers) ; Come with me, or I'll go by myself (Sandra Kurtzig) -- Building: 1972-1975. Have you seen this woman? (Sandra Kurtzig) ; Turn your backs on the origins of computing! (Bob Taylor) ; Hit in the ass by lightning (Al Alcorn) ; Make it happen (Niels Reimers) ; That's what I did on Mondays (Mike Markkula) -- Challenges: 1976-1977. I needed to land behind a desk (Fawn Alvarez) ; This is a big fucking deal (Al Alcorn) ; One more year or bust (Sandra Kurtzig) ; No idea how you start a company (Niels Reimers and Bob Swanson) ; That flips my switch (Mike Markkula) ; I've never seen a man type that fast (Bob Taylor) ; There are no standards yet (Mike Markkula) -- Triumph: 1979-1981. Looks like $100 million to me! (Niels Reimers and Bob Swanson) ; Sitting in a kiddie seat (Al Alcorn) ; Can you imagine your grandmother using one? (Bob Taylor) ; Young maniacs (Mike Markkula) ; What in the hell are you trying to say? (Fawn Alvarez) ; We don't need any money (Sandra Kurtzig) -- Transition: 1983-1984. The rabbits hopped away (Bob Taylor) ; Video nation (Al Alcorn) ; Knew it before they did (Niels Reimers) ; No one thought they would sell (Fawn Alvarez) ; The entire world will never be the same (Mike Markkula) ; She works hard for the money (Sandra Kurtzig) -- Conclusion: Wave after wave -- Postscript: The troublemakers today.
Summary, etc.:
A narrative history of the Silicon Valley generation that launched five major high-tech industries in seven years details the specific contributions of seven technical pioneers and how they established the foundation for today's tech-driven world.
Subject: High technology industries > California > Santa Clara Valley (Santa Clara County)
Entrepreneurship > California > Santa Clara Valley (Santa Clara County)
Technological innovations > California > Santa Clara Valley (Santa Clara County)
Santa Clara Valley (Santa Clara County, Calif.) > Social life and customs > 20th century.
Santa Clara Valley (Santa Clara County, Calif.) > History.

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