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Sea Change

Barry M. Katz

in Make It New: The History of Silicon Valley Design

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780262029636
eISBN:
9780262330923
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029636.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

The 1979 Palo Alto telephone directory lists exactly 9 “design” firms-squeezed between “detective agencies” and “diaper services.” Today there are, arguably, more designers working in the San ... More


The Man behind the Microchip: Robert Noyce and the Invention of Silicon Valley

Leslie Berlin

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195163438
eISBN:
9780199788569
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195163438.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This book presents the life and times of Robert Noyce, the driving force behind the high-tech revolution. Noyce was the co-founder of Fairchild Semiconductor and Intel and co-invented the integrated ... More


Engineering: Creative Design

Paul Thagard

in Mind-Society: From Brains to Social Sciences and Professions

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780190678722
eISBN:
9780190686420
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190678722.003.0013
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Models and Architectures

Creativity can be viewed as the outcome of interacting mental and social mechanisms. In individual designers, thinking is multimodal, depending on sensory, motor, and emotional representations in ... More


Making Modern (Anti) Heroes, the Ancient Way

Alex McAuley

in Epic Heroes on Screen

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781474424516
eISBN:
9781474449533
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474424516.003.0015
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter makes a connection between the laudatiofunebris, the funeral oration of ancient Rome, and the modern biopic. The author shows how biopics have the ability, like these ancient funeral ... More


Romanticism with the Machine (1): From Frankenstein’s Monster to Hippie Computing

Mark Coeckelbergh

in New Romantic Cyborgs: Romanticism, Information Technology, and the End of the Machine

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780262035460
eISBN:
9780262343084
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035460.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

In chapter 4 it is argued that already in historical times the romantic relation to technology cannot be reduced to mere opposition. It is shown how in the early nineteenth century romantics were not ... More


Intel: Grove’s Only the Paranoid Survive

Paul Brooker and Margaret Hayward

in Rational Leadership: Developing Iconic Corporations

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780198825395
eISBN:
9780191864063
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198825395.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy

Andy Grove enhanced the microprocessor manufacturer Intel in the 1980s–90s by learning to adapt to the crises that he later termed ‘strategic inflection points’. The first section describes how and ... More


Postscript

Jim Paul and Brendan Moynihan

in What I Learned Losing a Million Dollars

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231164689
eISBN:
9780231535236
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231164689.003.0011
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

This chapter presents three stories of market failures and setbacks that happened due to the entrepreneur's failure to heed the advice of his companions. Foremost among these is the story of Sir ... More


Funding Entrepreneurs

Arthur M. Diamond Jr.

in Openness to Creative Destruction: Sustaining Innovative Dynamism

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780190263669
eISBN:
9780190263706
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190263669.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

At the key early stage of most breakthrough innovations, when innovative ideas are hardest to communicate and most widely doubted, the innovations will be largely self-funded through job income, ... More


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