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Harry Sello: Silicon Pioneer and Industry Personality (1921–2017)

Harry Sello: Silicon Pioneer and Industry Personality (1921–2017)

 David Laws   April 14, 2017
June 1968, I checked in at the lobby of the Fairchild R&D facility on Miranda Drive in Palo Alto. A distinguished gentleman with a...   Read More
A Look Back at 2016 on <i>@CHM</i>

A Look Back at 2016 on @CHM

 Jennifer De La Cruz   January 06, 2017
The start of a new year is always an exciting time, a time when the world brims with potential, a time when anything is...   Read More
Fairchild, Fairchildren, and the Family Tree of Silicon Valley

Fairchild, Fairchildren, and the Family Tree of Silicon Valley

 David Laws   December 20, 2016
Sixty years after its founding in 1957, Fairchild Semiconductor Corporation is celebrated as “The First Trillion Dollar Startup.”1 Through an unprecedented series of technical,...   Read More
Silicon Valley: A Century of Entrepreneurial Innovation

Silicon Valley: A Century of Entrepreneurial Innovation

 David Laws   September 20, 2016
The entrepreneurial, technology-driven roots of today’s Silicon Valley sprouted long before Google’s algorithms, Apple’s two Steves, Fairchild’s chipmeisters, or the egalitarian management innovations of...   Read More
Is it better to be lucky than good in Silicon Valley?

Is it better to be lucky than good in Silicon Valley?

 Marguerite Gong Hancock   July 13, 2016
Reflections on insights shared at the Exponential Center Launch, June 3, 2016 On June 3, to celebrate the launch of the Computer History Museum’s Exponential...   Read More
Remembering Andy S. Grove

Remembering Andy S. Grove

 David Brock   March 21, 2016
Andrew S. Grove was a seminal figure in the history of the semiconductor industry, and in the story of high-technology industry in Silicon Valley....   Read More
Beckman, Shockley and the 60th Anniversary of the Birth of Silicon Valley

Beckman, Shockley and the 60th Anniversary of the Birth of Silicon Valley

 David Laws   February 10, 2016
Sixty years ago, on February 14, 1956, two remarkable people addressed a luncheon for scientists, educators and the press at San Francisco’s Hotel St....   Read More
“Who named Silicon Valley?”

“Who named Silicon Valley?”

 David Laws   January 07, 2015
Happy Birthday Silicon Valley Courtesy: Ms Silicon Valley January 11, 2015 marks the 44th anniversary of the first known appearance in print of the...   Read More
Who Invented the Diode?

Who Invented the Diode?

 David Laws   November 06, 2013
The inventors of the transistor and the integrated circuit received Nobel Prizes. The engineering community marks anniversaries of their conception with conferences, banquets, and...   Read More
The Valley That Rudolph and Sletten Built

The Valley That Rudolph and Sletten Built

 Jennifer De La Cruz   August 16, 2013
The garage has long played host to the creative genius of aspiring technology entrepreneurs here in the good ole Valley de Silicon. Take, for...   Read More