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LQ Podcast 29: Jon Gertner

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29_tall_crop.jpgTransistors, lasers, satellites, information theory, and cell phones. Jon Gertner talks to LQ editor Aidan Flax-Clark about the twentieth-century house of magic that gave birth to all these inventions and more: Bell Labs, the institute of creative technology which he chronicled in his book The Idea Factory.

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