The Silicon Jungle
by David H. Rothman
Publisher: Ballantine Books 1985
Number of pages: 385
Americans are fighting each other not just in the marketplace but also in the Silicon Jungle. The jungle is not greenery. It is not land. It is nothing more than the mineral in tiny computer chips that switch electronic impulses ...
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