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80,606. Transistors were to become the building blocks of ... computers ... The silicon revolution gathered pace. (Materials & Computer & Silicon) Stuff: A Horizon Guide to Materials, BBC 2012
80,607. The silicon chip – a device that promised a brave new world. (Materials & Computer & Silicon) ibid.
80,608. Japan was at the forefront of the silicon gold-rush. (Materials & Computer & Silicon) ibid.
80,609. There is a physical limit to how small silicon resisters can be made. (Materials & Computer & Silicon) ibid.
88,449. I think the high-tech industry is used to developing new things very quickly. It’s the Silicon Valley way of doing business: You either move very quickly and you work hard to improve your product technology, or you get destroyed by some other company. Elon Musk
88,450. You have to live in Silicon Valley and hear the horror stories. You go and hang out at the cafes, and you meet entrepreneur after entrepreneur who’s struggling, basically – who’s had a visa problem who wants to start a company, but they can’t start companies. (Silicon & Company) Vivek Wadhwa
71,180. Silicon is the standard-bearer of the semi-conductors. (Silicon & Elements) Nova: Hunting the Elements II