Leslie Berlin

in The Man behind the Microchip

Published in print September 2005 | ISBN: 9780195163438
Published online September 2007 | e-ISBN: 9780199788569 | DOI:

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This chapter describes Robert Noyce's second marriage to Intel's head of personnel Anne Bowers and the failed efforts to unionize semiconductor industry employees in the 1970s and early 1980s. The media spotlight on Noyce and the rise of Silicon Valley are also discussed.

Keywords: Robert Noyce; Anne Bowers; Intel; semiconductor industry; Silicon Valley

Chapter.  13031 words. 

Subjects: History of Science and Technology

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