A stanford professor has roiled the research community by moving a scientific dispute into the courtroom.
The big healthcare initiative from three billionaires starts off by spinning its wheels.
Written for the los angeles times for three decades his books include big science: ernest lawrence and the invention that launched the military- industrial complex, colossus: hoover dam and the making of the american century (a new york times bestseller), and dealers of lightning: xerox parc and the dawn.
The team taylor led in the 1970s at xerox parc, the company's fabled palo alto research center, invented the alto, the world's first personal computer i was working on dealers of lightning, a book about parc, and met bob at his home in woodside, in the hills overlooking silicon valley and the. Introductionlate in 1998, a young researcher delving into the secret history of a 30-year-old supercomputer project at ibm published an appeal for help as mark smotherman explained in an internet.