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Introduction to OS Abstractions Using Plan 9 from Bell Labs By Francisco Ballesteros
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These lecture notes use Plan 9 from Bell Labs to teach a first (practical!) course on operating systems. The system is easy to use for programmers, and is an excellent example of high-quality system... More > design and software development. Studying its code reveals how simplicity can be more effective than contortions made by other systems.< Less
Introduction to OS Abstractions Using Plan 9 from Bell Labs By Francisco Ballesteros
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These lecture notes use Plan 9 from Bell Labs to teach a first (practical!) course on operating systems. The system is easy to use for programmers, and is an excellent example of high-quality system... More > design and software development. Studying its code reveals how simplicity can be more effective than contortions made by other systems.< Less
On The Bell Lap, Walking Among Giants By Herbert A. Waggener
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I joined Bell Labs in 1961, wanting to prove that I could compete and contribute to the progress of silicon semiconductor technology, in the midst of an amazing group of giants. After some... More > meandering about, I was successful in a small way. Among other things, I invented alcoholic alkaline anisotropic etches for forming isolation slots, electrochemically controlled thinning for forming very thin silicon structures, and applied them to making high speed bipolar integrated circuits. My group and I were drafted into a massive technology development program to help develop a very advanced double level tungsten gate MOS memory technology. My group and I made significant contributionsd to the project before I left to join the Teletype Corporation in Skokie Illinois. I left some small footprints on the sands of time while at Bell Labs, but wanted to find a new venue for my efforts.< Less
The Education and Domestication of a Bulldog By Herbert Waggener
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I entered Missouri University in 1954 to major in Physics. When I entered, I was a little undereducated, and had to work my way through school, but by the second year, I had reached parity with my... More > peers from St. Louis and other larger schools. I was awarded scholarships by the Physics Department in each of my next three years, and joined delta sigma phi fraternity in my junior year to provide some rounding out. In my senior year, I flamed out, and academically crashed and burned. My marriage in 1958 worked well, and I once more achieved excellence at San Diego State College. I joined the Navy Electronics Lab in 1959 and received a Masters in Physics in 1960. While in San Diego, we had three bright, healthy children, and in 1961 I accepted a job at AT&T Bell Labs, Murray Hill NJ to work in semiconductor technology.< Less
Most Peoples Not So Lucky By Ira Jacobs
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This memoir blends the experiences of Dr. Ira Jacobs on four major themes: telecommunications, education, Judaism, and cancer. Dr. Jacobs directed the development of the initial fiber optic... More > communication systems at Bell Laboratories, and then retired to become a Professor of Electrical Engineering at Virginia Tech. He is a Life Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). Dr. Jacobs has had five operations for colon cancer since 1992. He describes how his life has been shaped by his experiences in all of these areas. It is both a personal story, enhanced by many anecdotes, and deals more generally with directions in telecommunications, education, being Jewish in a Christian environment, and the treatment of cancer.< Less
The Adventures of Charles Schenck By Nick Noonan
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Nick Noonan takes his readers on a journey that spans time, space and the imagination! Alien ships, space labs, dinosaurs, time machines and more make this a fast moving fun read for adventurers of... More > all ages. This novel contains a series of 3 books tied together in a continued theme. A family’s normal life becomes decidedly abnormal and quite exciting in a series of events that thrusts them into situations like fighting tribes, battling aliens, blowing up labs and running from dinosaurs. Nick Noonan, a member of Louisiana Young Artists, Young Authors, is a teen writer from Belle Chasse, La attending Holy Cross High School. This is his first published novel. Look for future works by Nick Noonan on the website at www.Layaya.org or at your local bookstore.< Less
NEFYN, WALES Recollections from America By Brian Owen
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Go back to an earlier time in the tiny town of Nefyn, Wales. Visit with a way-of-life and characters who made growing up there so interesting. Focused primarily on fishing experiences on Nefyn... More > Beach, the reminiscences of a former resident brings this unique little town to life. Visit the places and the recollections the author experienced. A pleasant group of tales that take you back to the good old days - a time to be remembered with fondness and nostalgia. Follow the author as he leaves Nefyn to pursue a career in America. There he meets other Welsh emigrants and visits places where some of his ancestors established roots in the 1800's and early 1900's. Not surprisingly, his own roots are firmly entrenched in a very special place – old Nefyn.< Less
The Fall of Telecom: A Wall Street Analyst's True Story of The Telecom Industry By Thomas J. Lauria
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Here is an insider's account of the telecom industry and the true story of a telecom industry executive turned Wall Street analyst, just as the stock market bubble was beginning to burst. Thomas J.... More > Lauria was a Wall Street analyst covering the white-hot telecom sector during the stock market bubble of 2000. 'The Fall of Telecom' revisits the telecom industry's historic and humble beginnings as part of the monopolistic Bell System and brings us into the life of a telecom industry executive turned Wall Street analyst, just as investor euphoria with technology stocks was starting to unravel. He shares many personal reflections on his time in industry and on the Street. This book will appeal to investors, business executives, former industry employees, and students of business history and the global telecom industry. It ends with a summary of valuable lessons and a Q&A discussion with the author.< Less
The Fall of Telecom: A Wall Street Analyst's True Story of The Telecom Industry By Thomas J. Lauria
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Here is an insider's account of the telecom industry and the true story of a telecom industry executive turned Wall Street analyst, just as the stock market bubble was beginning to burst. Thomas J.... More > Lauria was a Wall Street analyst covering the white-hot telecom sector during the stock market bubble of 2000. 'The Fall of Telecom' revisits the telecom industry's historic and humble beginnings as part of the monopolistic Bell System and brings us into the life of a telecom industry executive turned Wall Street analyst, just as investor euphoria with technology stocks was starting to unravel. He shares many personal reflections on his time in industry and on the Street. This book will appeal to investors, business executives, former industry employees, and students of business history and the global telecom industry. It ends with a summary of valuable lessons and a Q&A discussion with the author.< Less
The Fall of Telecom: A Wall Street Analyst's True Story of The Telecom Industry By Thomas J. Lauria
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Here is an insider's account of the telecom industry and the true story of a telecom industry executive turned Wall Street analyst, just as the stock market bubble was beginning to burst. Thomas J.... More > Lauria was a Wall Street analyst covering the white-hot telecom sector during the stock market bubble of 2000. 'The Fall of Telecom' revisits the telecom industry's historic and humble beginnings as part of the monopolistic Bell System and brings us into the life of a telecom industry executive turned Wall Street analyst, just as investor euphoria with technology stocks was starting to unravel. He shares many personal reflections on his time in industry and on the Street. This book will appeal to investors, business executives, former industry employees, and students of business history and the global telecom industry. It ends with a summary of valuable lessons and a Q&A discussion with the author.< Less