notice how many new companies are being founded

Fairchild was a pioneer in manufacturing transistors and integrated circuits
(historical context)

what are some of the patterns of new companies being founded?

technological explosion

protests against the Vietnam war sometimes protested the computer companies
but some protesters went into the new industry

it was a new idea for universities to encourage the commercialization of new technologies coming out of their research
one of the best markets for new technology was the military, which could mean more student protests

Markkula: engineer who went into marketing
Reimers: creating a group at Stanford to work on patents and licensing
Kurtzig: marketing time sharing (but it competed with mainframes)

computure generations