Silicon Eye by George F. Gilder
Look inside with Google Book Preview
Silicon Eye
By George F. Gilder

The Silicon Eye

Microchip Swashbucklers and the Future of High-Tech Innovation

By (author) See other recent books by George F. Gilder
Format: Paperback

Normal Price: $20.95
Your Price: $18.86 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $2.09! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $0.94 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available Available to Backorder, No Due Date for Supply



Silicon Eye by George F. Gilder

Book Description

Thanks to the digital technology revolution, cameras are everywhere-PDAs, phones, anywhere you can put an imaging chip and a lens. Battling to usurp this two-billion-dollar market is a Silicon Valley company, Foveon, whose technology not only produces a superior image but also may become the eye in artificially intelligent machines. Behind Foveon are two legendary figures who made the personal computer possible: Carver Mead of Caltech, one of the founding fathers of information technology, and Federico Faggin, inventor of the CPU-the chip that runs every computer. George Gilder has covered the wizards of high tech for twenty-five years and has an insider's knowledge of Silicon Valley and the unpredictable mix of genius, drive, and luck that can turn a startup into a Fortune 500 company. The Silicon Eye is a rollicking narrative of some of the smartest-and most colorful-people on earth and their race to transform an entire industry.

Buy Silicon Eye book by George F. Gilder from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.


Book Details

ISBN: 9780393328417
ISBN-10: 0393328414
Format: Paperback
(203mm x 137mm x 20mm)
Pages: 320
Imprint: WW Norton & Co
Publisher: WW Norton & Co
Publish Date: 7-Apr-2006
Country of Publication: United States

Other Editions...


Books By Author George F. Gilder

Life After Television by George F. Gilder Life After Television, Paperback (October 1994)

"In Life After Television, George Gilder imagines a world in which the boob tube has given way to the living room telecomputer... Mr. Gilder's case is galvanic, at times even intoxicating." -Jim Holt, Wall Street Journal

Men and Marriage by George F. Gilder Men and Marriage, Paperback (December 1992)

Examines the loss of the family and the well-defined sex roles it used to offer, and how this loss has changed the focus of our society. The author claims that men only own up to their paternal obligations when women lead them to do so, and that this civilising influence is an important part of maintaining a productive, healthy, loving society.

» View all books by George F. Gilder

Reviews

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Silicon Eye book by George F. Gilder and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)

Write a book review


Author Biography - George F. Gilder

George Gilder, the best-selling author of numerous books-including Telecosm, Microcosm, and The Spirit of Enterprise-also publishes the influential Gilder Technology Report. He lives in Tyringham, Massachusetts.

Boomerang Bucks close

For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.

Recent books by George F. Gilder close
Life After Television by George F. Gilder
Men and Marriage by George F. Gilder
»
BoomerangBooks.com.au close