Silicon Valley

Silicon Valley

DVD - 2013
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Led by physicist Robert Noyce, Fairchild Semiconductor began as a start-up company whose radical innovations would help make the United States a leader in both space exploration and the personal computer revolution, changing the way the world works, plays, and communicates. Noyce's invention of the microchip ultimately re-shaped the future, launching the world into the Information Age.
Publisher: [United States] : PBS Distribution, [2013]
Edition: Widescreen version
ISBN: 9781608838363
1608838366
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (ca. 90 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in

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MmeLeChat Feb 26, 2014

Like all PBS - American Experience features, this is excellent.

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BBeeBryn
Feb 03, 2014

Great overview of the development of Silicon Valley in the Santa Clara Valley once best known for its fruit orchards. Shows how Robert Noyce, co-inventor of the microchip made the valley what it is today. Shows how critical it is for kids to know math and science.

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BBeeBryn
Feb 03, 2014

Great overview of the development of "Silicon Valley" and the role of key player Robert Noyce, co-inventor of the microchip which revolutionalized American technology.
Shows why kids have to know math and science.

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