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I have been asked, of my reviews of biographies, am I reviewing the book? - or the person? Good question. Read morePublished 22 days ago by J. P.
A tolerable, informative biography of Shockley. One problem is that the index is inadequate. Major players in Shockley's life and beyond are either not mentioned in the index at... Read morePublished 9 months ago by Robert Speck
Fast delivery, The book looks new, The title tell all - the author gave an excellent account of what Bill had done, plus what Bill had suffered.Published 16 months ago by Happy Ho
I was fascinated with this book on the early part that lead up to the development and creation of the silicon transistor. Read morePublished 21 months ago by Gerry
William Shockley is famous for it's invention of the transistor and for starting a semiconductor company that later led to Fairchild (which in turn led to Intel). Read morePublished on February 7, 2013 by Bas Vodde
I am electrical engineer, and for me Shockley is THE inventor of junction transistor. Unfortunately, this period of his life is covered maybe on 50 pages and considered by the... Read morePublished on November 23, 2010 by Amazon Customer
This book attempts to portray Shockley's views on the genetic basis of intelligence and its relationship to race and eugenics in a sympathetic light by pointing out that other... Read morePublished on November 22, 2010 by arpard fazakas
William Shockley is the greatest genius ever lived. It is wrong to title the book "Broken Genius". Shockley is not broken in any way.Published on September 28, 2009 by Sam