Video — 1 DVD video (59 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
The epic story of silicon chip inventor Robert Noyce, godfather of today's digital world. Recalls the heady days of Silicon Valley's seminal start-ups and tells how Noyce also founded Intel, the company responsible for more than 80% of the microprocessors in personal computers. Noyce defined the unconventional, innovative culture of Silicon Valley - the likes of Apple and Google would be influenced by his egalitarian management style, which was inspired by his religious upbringing. Explains why Noyce may be the most important person most people have never heard of. Contributors include industry giants Gordon Moore and Andy Grove.