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What Hath Bell Labs Wrought? The Future
‘The Idea Factory,’ by Jon Gertner

By MICHIKO KAKUTANI
Published: March 19, 2012

In today’s world of Apple, Google and Facebook, the name may not ring any bells for most readers, but for decades — from the 1920s through the 1980s — Bell Labs, the research and development wing of AT&T, was the most innovative scientific organization in the world. As Jon Gertner argues in his riveting new book, “The Idea Factory,” it was where the future was invented.

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