Econ 483_Lecture 15_Indirect networks

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Unformatted text preview: stems etc It is considered by many to be the number one “hotbed” for technological development along with Internet entrepreneurship in the United States. Lecture 15: Indirect networks, Econ483: Econ of Innovation & Technology, Evangelia Chalioti c A ll rights reserved. E Indirect networks Open standards Cases High-tech industry E Silicon Valley: history In the 1950’ the U.S. Navy had a port in the South San Francisco Bay & s did much of their research & testing in nearby San Jose. Many companies that sold & developed silicon transistors, a new and e¢ cient electrical component at the time, had their o¢ ces in the same area. These events drew electronic engineers & others to the area who thought that they could lend their research and talents to such companies. Lecture 15: Indirect networks, Econ483: Econ of Innovation & Technology, Evangelia Chalioti c A ll rights reserved. Indirect networks Open standards Cases High-tech industry E San Jose population growth - Silicon Valley’ transistor & computer sector played a role in drawing such a s large increase in population. Computer &...
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