The Idea Factory: Bell Labs and the Great Age of American Innovation

Jon Gertner
422
April 08, 2015
★★★★ (-2.91%) 🛈

I solid history of Bell Labs. Interesting, but a bit tedious. It’s astonishing how much stuff was invented there – it puts Xerox PARC to shame, really. The transistor? Wow.

Meticulously researched, but tends to bog down under its own weight in places.

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