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The Idea Factory by Jon Gertner
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Jun 10, 2012

it was amazing
Read from June 10, 2012 to May 24, 2015

Wow, what a great book! Showing how a monopoly (AT&T) which was goverment supervised did basic research at Bell Labs for over 50 years and produced the transistor, the semiconductor, radar imaging, the laser, communications satellites, microwave transmission, information theory, just to name a FEW of the inventions!
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