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  • American Experience

AMERICAN EXPERIENCE | Silicon Valley, Chapter 1 | PBS

Duration: 16:44
Program: American Experience
Broadcast Date: Jan. 30, 2013

Led by physicist Robert Noyce, Fairchild Semiconductor began as a start-up company whose radical innovations would help make the United States a leader in both space exploration and the personal computer revolution, changing the way the world works, plays, and communicates. Noyce's invention of the microchip ultimately re-shaped the future. "Silicon Valley" premieres Tuesday, February 5, 2013 at 8/7C on PBS. Learn more: www.pbs.org Subscribe to American Experience YouTube: www.youtube.com American Experience on Facebook: www.facebook.com Follow American Experience on Twitter: twitter.com

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Post Date: January 30, 2013