The Idea Factory

Bell Labs and the Great Age of American Innovation

by Jon Gertner

Hardcover, 422 pages, Penguin Group USA, List Price: $29.95 | purchase

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The Idea Factory
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Bell Labs and the Great Age of American Innovation
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Highlights achievements of Bell Labs as a leading innovator, exploring the role of its highly educated employees in developing new technologies while considering the qualities of companies where innovation and development are most successful.