Innovation and the Bell Labs Miracle – NYTimes.com

Posted: September 3, 2012 in Tech
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An article worth a read. This piece on the NY Times chronicles the working culture at Bell Labs.

Today, we use the word “Innovation” to catalogue any improvement e.g a smartphone app. Au contraire, the culture of making things fast and believing in small iterations may not always result in disruptive changes which create long-term value. Examples of innovation at Bell Labs  include the Transistor, Lasers, Unix among so many others which defined the late 20th century.

Innovation and the Bell Labs Miracle – NYTimes.com.

 

 

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