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27138Re: [midatlanticretro] Re: Did Bill Gates Steal the Heart of DOS?

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  • Bob Schwier
    Aug 3, 2012
      |Never liked\ Shockley. If you remember his racism toward the end, you know why.

      --- On Fri, 8/3/12, system@... <system@...> wrote:

      From: system@... <system@...>
      Subject: Re: [midatlanticretro] Re: Did Bill Gates Steal the Heart of DOS?
      To: midatlanticretro@yahoogroups.com
      Date: Friday, August 3, 2012, 6:36 AM


      "Evan Koblentz" <evan@...> writes:

      >That one's true. :)
      >What really IS true is this: when Bell Labs perfected (not "invented") a
      >(not "the") transistor, their work was partially funded by the U.S.
      >government, and specifically by Camp Evans. And when the BL's work was
      >announced in a semi-public way, it was Camp Evans' chief scientist
      >Harold Zahl who led the effort for it to be public rather than kept
      >This is well documented in the book "Crystal Fire" which I highly

      Does it discuss Ohl's work/discoveries at Bell Labs nearly a decade

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