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Podfather

Documentary telling the story of silicon chip inventor Robert Noyce, godfather of today's digital world, and how he defined Silicon Valley's unconventional, innovative culture.

Documentary telling the story of silicon chip inventor Robert Noyce, godfather of today's digital world.

Re-living the heady days of Silicon Valley's seminal start-ups, the film tells how Noyce also founded Intel, the company responsible for more than 80 per cent 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.

Podfather shows why Noyce may be the most important person most people have never heard of. Contributors include industry giants Gordon Moore and Andy Grove.

1 hour

Last on

Tue 31 Aug 2010 00:00

Credits

Role Contributor
Narrator James Callis
Producer John Das
Director John Das
Executive Producer Michael Poole

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