Silicon Valley Rebels

  • 2012
  • TV Show
  • TV-PG

Recalling the Fairchild Eight, a group of men who left Shockley Semiconductor Laboratory in 1957 and set up shop as Fairchild Semiconductor.

How to Build a Successful Tech Company
03:23 — When Bob Noyce and Gordon Moore got fed up with the management at Fairchild, they struck out on their own to start a company that valued its employees (more…)
Silicon Valley's Traitorous Eight
03:31 — William Shockley brought America's hot minds to California to work on silicon-based transistors, but when his demands became unreasonable, they all qu (more…)
Moore's Law and Maniacal Cadence
02:16 — In 1965 when Gordon Moore, co-founder of Intel, predicted the future of technology, he drew himself a graph, wrote what would become "Moore's Law," an (more…)

Cast & Details

  • Premiered: November 1, 2012
  • Rating: TV-PG
  • Premise: Recalling the Fairchild Eight, a group of men who left Shockley Semiconductor Laboratory in 1957 and set up shop as Fairchild Semiconductor.

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