The chip: how two Americans invented the microchip and launched a revolution

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Simon and Schuster, 1984 - Technology & Engineering - 243 pages
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Traces the innovative development of the monolithic integrated circuit, or silicon chip, discussing the scientists who created it, its structure and functions, the evolution of the semiconductor industry, and the vast implications of the silicon chip

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There were exactly three inventions in the last half of the twentieth century that have changed human history forever, and stand out above all the other inventions of that turbulent time. They were ... Read full review


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The author of five books in English and two in Japanese. Through his reporting for The Washington Post, his syndicated weekly column, and his lighthearted commentary from around the world for National Public Radio, he has become one of America's best-known foreign correspondents. Reid lives in London.

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