Alan’s opening remarks introduces the program -a perspective of Stanford’s Silicon Valley Archives – and provides background information on the IEEE Silicon Valley History committee. Two quotes from Leslie Berlin’s book on Bob Noyce sets the stage for revealing the technology history of Silicon Valley. Note: The complete 1.5 hour panel discussion can be viewed in […]
Leslie Berlin discusses the process for how she wrote her book on one of the greats of Silicon Valley technology, Robert Noyce.
Leslie Berlin and Henry Lowood explain Stanford’s Silicon Valley Archive project.
Leslie Berlin and Henry Lowood provide highlights of the Silicon Valley Archive project at Stanford.
Leslie talks about her interest in technology and how, as a history major, Stanford was a draw for her. She also points out that the history of the U.S. is one of innovation.
Henry Lowood talks about his past as a bibliography of history editor.
Henry Lowood answers the question of how a historian determines legitimacy and points out that sometimes a “bad” book can be “good”.
Leslie Berlin comments on an iconic picture of the Fairchild team sitting outside in the warm California sun; a sign of a future exodus of engineers from colder climes.
Leslie Berlin discusses the process of writing her book on Robert Noyce.
Henry Lowood talks about why Stanford started the Silicon Valley Archive and its importance in aiding research.