The Idea Factory: Bell Labs and the Great age of American Innovation [Audiobook] download free by Jon Gertner

The Idea Factory: Bell Labs and the Great age of American Innovation Audiobook download free by Jon Gertner
  • Listen audiobook: The Idea Factory: Bell Labs and the Great age of American Innovation
  • Author: Jon Gertner
  • Release date: 2013/12/2
  • Publisher: PENGUIN BOOKS LTD
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: History and Archaeology
  • ISBN: 9780143122791
  • Rating: 9.31 of 10
  • Votes: 570
  • Review by: Princess Negron
  • Review rating: 7.28 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/10/23
  • Duration: 5H22M43S in 256 kbps (86.4 MB)
  • Date of creation of the audiobook: 2018-07-25
  • You can listen to this audiobook in formats: WAV, WMA, MPEG-4 ALS, MPEG4, Shorten, OPUS, FLAC, MP3 (compression ZIP, RAR, TBZ, ARC, TAR)
  • Total pages original book: 432
  • Includes a PDF summary of 51 pages
  • Duration of the summary (audio): 39M7S (10.2 MB)
  • Description or summary of the audiobook: From its beginnings in the 1920s until its demise in the 1980s, Bell Labs-officially, the research and development wing of AT&T-was the biggest, and arguably the best, laboratory for new ideas in the world. From the transistor to the laser, from digital communications to cellular telephony, it's hard to find an aspect of modern life that hasn't been touched by Bell Labs.In The Idea Factory, Jon Gertner traces the origins of some of the twentieth century's most important inventions and delivers a riveting and heretofore untold chapter of American history. At its heart this is a story about the life and work of a small group of brilliant and eccentric men-Mervin Kelly, Bill Shockley, Claude Shannon, John Pierce, and Bill Baker-who spent their careers at Bell Labs.Today, when the drive to invent has become a mantra, Bell Labs offers us a way to enrich our understanding of the challenges and solutions to technological innovation. Here, after all, was where the foundational ideas on the management of innovation were born.
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Information Technology Industries, History Of The Americas, Inventions & Inventors, Business & Management, Communications Engineering / Telecommunications, History Of Engineering & Technology, Entrepreneurship
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 13.67 USD
  • Dimensions: 138x214x24mm
  • Weight: 385g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: London, United Kingdom

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