Arnold Thackray, David Brock and Rachel Jones
The Life of Gordon Moore, Silicon Valley’s Quiet Revolutionary
Basic Books, 2015
Technology pioneer Gordon Moore, originator of Moore’s Law, changed the world.
Technology pioneer Gordon Moore, the originator of Moore’s Law, may not be as famous as his axiom, but he should be. The “technology godfather of Silicon Valley,” Moore reshaped the modern world. This big, authoritative biography tells Moore’s story from his 1929 birth in Pescadero, California – near what would become Silicon Valley – to his time as founder, chairman and CEO of Intel Corporation, the world’s leading semiconductor manufacturer. getAbstract recommends this well-researched biography to anyone intrigued by the humble but brilliant scientist, the pioneering chemist and the electronics entrepreneur who helped create the high-tech world.
About the Authors
Arnold Thackray is founding CEO of the Chemical Heritage Foundation. David C. Brock is an electronics authority. Journalist Rachel Jones specializes in technology and entrepreneurship.
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