By Jon Gertner

ISBN-10: 0143122797

ISBN-13: 9780143122791

The definitive heritage of America's maximum incubator of technological innovation In this primary complete portrait of the mythical Bell Labs, journalist Jon Gertner takes readers at the back of one of many maximum collaborations among enterprise and technology in heritage. formally the examine and improvement wing of AT&T, Bell Labs made seminal breakthroughs from the Twenties to the Nineteen Eighties in every thing from lasers to mobile telephony, turning into arguably the easiest laboratory for brand spanking new rules on the earth. Gertner's riveting narrative lines the intersections among technology, enterprise, and society that allowed a cadre of eccentric geniuses to put the rules of the knowledge age, delivering classes in administration and innovation which are as important this day as they have been a new release ago.

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