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User Review  - mirrani - LibraryThing

We wake up in the morning, turn on our televisions and computers that stream digital information everywhere, check our cell phones to see what has bounced off of towers and satellites, and we don't ... Read full review

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User Review  - dickmanikowski - LibraryThing

Highly readable history of Bell Labs and the many brilliant scientists and technicians who worked there to develop the transistor, the solid state circuit, fiber optics, satellite and wireless ... Read full review

Review: The Idea Factory: Bell Labs and the Great Age of American Innovation

User Review  - Ian Billick - Goodreads

I loved this book. It tied so many things together for me-- the rise of the computer, information theory, the rich interplay between fundamental and applied science. It's a must read for anybody interested in the infrastructure of science. Read full review


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