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Silicon Minds: Dubose Montgomery, from Asimov to Siri

October 18th, 2012 |
Silicon Minds: Dubose Montgomery, from Asimov to Siri

Silicon Minds: The book may be the most powerful technology ever invented. In the hands of a child the results are nothing short of miraculous. Dubose Montgomery, founder of Menlo Ventures in Silicon Valley, can attest to a journey that ...
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Silicon Minds: Earle Jones, An Inventor’s Life

July 30th, 2012 |
Silicon Minds: Earle Jones, An Inventor’s Life

Silicon Minds: After graduating from Georgia Tech in the early 1950s, Earle Jones thought he would merely pursue a graduate degree. “Georgia Tech and Stanford had a close relationship three thousand miles apart,” he recalls. “I wanted to go to ...
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Silicon Minds: The Alan Turing Centennial

June 22nd, 2012 |
Silicon Minds: The Alan Turing Centennial

Silicon Minds: Alan Turing was born on June 23, 1912. Well before World War II he conceived of a machine which could compute and it was a machine that, although an abstraction, could solve problems. It was a monumental achievement ...
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Silicon Minds: Bruce Perens and the Origins of Open Source

May 29th, 2012 |
Silicon Minds: Bruce Perens and the Origins of Open Source

Silicon Minds: Open source continues to make gains despite the perception that its era has passed. Just recently, the NYSE Technologies announced it was using the open source software called Drupal to make collaboration tools and for content management, ...
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Silicon Minds: Don Massaro and the PC Revolution

April 23rd, 2012 |
Silicon Minds: Don Massaro and the PC Revolution

Silicon Minds: The legend goes that Don Massaro, President of Shugart Associates in the 1970s, drew the 5.25 inch dimension of the minifloppy diskette on a napkin at lunch. “That’s not quite true,” says Don Massaro. “If you go look ...
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