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How Gordon Moore Invented the Talent Economy (and Changed The World)

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In 1957, Gordon Moore and the “Traitorous Eight” formed Fairchild Semiconductor and created the basis of what would become Silicon Valley. But despite the undisputed importance of the microchip, Fairchild’s biggest contribution might have more to do with how the company was started than what it produced. Little to anyone’s...
How Gordon Moore Invented the Talent Economy (and Changed The World)

The Darwinian Evolution of Startup Hubs

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This weekend finds NYC in between Internet Week (which I largely missed because of my London trip) and Disrupt NYC (which I will be at on and off this coming week). So the development of NYC as a startup hub is very much on my mind. And so I thought...
The Darwinian Evolution of Startup Hubs

Kleiner Perkins On The Past, Present And Future

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Forty years ago, Eugene Kleiner and Tom Perkins set out to disrupt the then nascent venture capital industry. Kleiner, who was one of the founders of Fairchild Semiconductor, and Perkins, who was a member of Hewlett-Packard’s early computer hardware division, raised $8 million to invest in startups. Flash forward four...
Kleiner Perkins On The Past, Present And Future

Charles Alfred Eldon: A Pioneer Of Silicon Valley

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Charles Alfred Eldon: A Pioneer Of Silicon Valley: Speaking of HP, Eric Eldon wrote an amazing eulogy for his grandfather, former Hewlett-Packard executive, Charles Alfred Eldon. On the man he called "Kupu" (Hawaiian for "Grandpa"): I'm going to share a little bit about his life below, because my generation in...
Charles Alfred Eldon: A Pioneer Of Silicon Valley

Live: Moira Gunn interviews Gordon Moore at Intel Developer Forum

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Intel's (INTC) biggest show features a fireside chat with Intel's biggest legend: Gordon Moore, the man who came up with Moore's Law. The interview has begun. Gordon Moore is talking about how he ended up in Silicon Valley, and how he and others founded Fairchild Semiconductor. Back then, engineers weren't...
Live: Moira Gunn interviews Gordon Moore at Intel Developer Forum
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