Silicon Valley and the Remaking of America

Even though every other industrialized nation has tried in some form to mimic its entrepreneurial alchemy, even though its companies have spread their connective tissue and disruptive power across the globe, Silicon Valley is an only-in-America story.

Lecture Description

Drawing on the insights of her acclaimed 2019 book, THE CODE, O’Mara explains how and why Silicon Valley came to be, the political and cultural histories shaping it, and the only-in-America secrets of its largest companies.

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Business and Economics

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