Silicon Valley Preview
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, launching the world into the Information Age.
Silicon Valley premieres February 19 on PBS.
My American Experience
What does Silicon Valley mean to you? When you think of Silicon Valley, do you think of a place? An era? A person? A movement? What is its relevance in history or to American culture? Share your story.