Nov 7, 2017

11/07/2017: Tracking Silicon Valley’s history, from farmland to startup central

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In the tech world we’re usually looking to the future. Leslie Berlin’s new book “Troublemakers: Silicon Valley’s Coming of Age,” looks at the industry’s past, specifically its big turning point in the 1970s. Marketplace Tech host Molly Wood talked with Berlin about the pioneers of tech and how they helped shape the industry. 

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Silicon Valley once sold little more than microchips. How did it become the capital of tech?

Nov 7, 2017
Historian Leslie Berlin's new book explores Silicon Valley's transformation into a tech hub.
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In the tech world we’re usually looking to the future. Leslie Berlin’s new book “Troublemakers: Silicon Valley’s Coming of Age,” looks at the industry’s past, specifically its big turning point in the 1970s. Marketplace Tech host Molly Wood talked with Berlin about the pioneers of tech and how they helped shape the industry. 

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