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    • Moore's Law

    • The Life of Gordon Moore, Silicon Valley's Quiet Revolutionary
    • By: Arnold Thackray, David Brock, Rachel Jones
    • Narrated by: Don Hagen
    • Length: 24 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Our world today - from the phone in your pocket to the car that you drive, the allure of social media to the strategy of the Pentagon - has been shaped irrevocably by the technology of silicon transistors. Year after year, for half a century, these tiny switches have enabled ever-more startling capabilities. Their incredible proliferation has altered the course of human history as dramatically as any political or social revolution. At the heart of it all has been one quiet Californian: Gordon Moore.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Interesting back story

    • By Daniel on 08-02-15

    Regular price: $31.49