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Conclusion

Leslie Berlin

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

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195163438
eISBN:
9780199788569
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195163438.003.0014
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter focuses on Robert Noyce's legacy. Many of the companies, organizations, and causes with which Noyce involved himself flourish today. In 2004, roughly $30 billion worth of microprocessors ... More


Transportation, Communication, Information:: Mass and Speed

Vaclav Smil

in Transforming the Twentieth Century: Volume 2: Technical Innovations and Their Consequences

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780195168754
eISBN:
9780199783601
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195168755.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

Private transportation was transformed by mass ownership of automobiles while long-distance public transport benefited from new high-speed trains and from affordable flying. Freight transportation ... More


The Computer Industry

Vernon W. Ruttan

in Is War Necessary for Economic Growth?: Military Procurement and Technology Development

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780195188042
eISBN:
9780199783410
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195188047.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The first all-purpose digital computer, completed in 1946, was developed by John W. Mauchly and J. Prosper Eckert, and associates at the University of Pennsylvania’s Moore School of Electrical ... More


Takeoff

Leslie Berlin

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

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195163438
eISBN:
9780199788569
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195163438.003.0009
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter recounts Noyce's years at Intel and the company's development of the microprocessor. Bob Noyce played a key role in the microprocessor's development and success at Intel. He encouraged ... More


Rational Leadership: Developing Iconic Corporations

Paul Brooker and Margaret Hayward

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780198825395
eISBN:
9780191864063
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198825395.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy

This book shows how a business version of rational leadership develops business corporations (and inspires people with confidence) by using the appropriate rational methods. The book presents classic ... More


The Microprocessor Revolution

Peter Manning

in Electronic and Computer Music

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199746392
eISBN:
9780199332496
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199746392.003.0012
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition, Popular

This chapter describes the advent of microprocessors and their impact on the development of computer music. Intel manufactured the first true microprocessor — the 4004 — in 1971. By today's ... More


The Microprocessor Revolution

Peter Manning

in Electronic and Computer Music

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195144840
eISBN:
9780199849802
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195144840.003.0012
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

Intel manufactured the first true microprocessor, identified as the 4004, in 1971. By today's standards, this device was extremely slow and hard to program, difficulties in the latter context being ... More


Networks and the Social Imagination

Thomas Streeter

in The Net Effect: Romanticism, Capitalism, and the Internet

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814741153
eISBN:
9780814708743
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814741153.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter focuses on the development of an unusual culture of informal, open, horizontal cooperation in the 1980s—that very distinct set of practices that are incompletely summarized today under ... 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


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