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As a history of Silicon Valley, this account largely omits a discussion of either Microsoft - which explains the 10-year gap from 1984 to 1994 - and Amazon

Vikram Johri 

Valley of Genius The Uncensored History of Silicon Valley Adam Fisher Hachette 496 pages Rs 699 Silicon Valley is such a big part of the global internet story today that it is hard to imagine a time before tech czars such as Mark Zuckerberg and Elon Musk ruled the roost.

In the book under review, Adam Fisher, a Silicon Valley product himself, takes the reader through an oral history of the rise of this little strip of land in California and how it came to define and transform computing. Mr Fisher divides his tale into three parts: 1968 to 1984, defined by the ...

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