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Eureka Moment: Kim Levine, Creator of Wuvit

| April 1, 2008 | 1 Comment
Eureka Moment: Kim Levine, Creator of Wuvit

Great business ideas are everywhere — if you’re willing to look closely. Kim Levine, invented Wuvit, which are little bags that comes in various patterns and provides soothing penetrating moist heat. She describes her eureka moment in her book “Mommy Millionaire: How I Turned My Kitchen Table Idea into a Million Dollars and How You […]

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The Man Behind the Microchip: Robert Noyce and the Invention of Silicon Valley

| September 3, 2005 | 0 Comments
The Man Behind the Microchip: Robert Noyce and the Invention of Silicon Valley

The following is an excerpt from the book The Man Behind the Microchip by Leslie Berlin.

Bob Noyce took me under his wing,” Apple Computer founder Steve Jobs explains. “I was young, in my twenties. He was in his early fifties. He tried to give me the lay of the land, give me a perspective that I could only partially understand.” Jobs continues, “You can’t really understand what is going on now unless you understand what came before.”

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