This international co-production of WGBH and the BBC chronicled the history and continuing advances of computer technology and how this influential machine has shaped our world. This episode, Hour 3 of the 5-hour series, explores how Silicon Valley rode the amazing powers of ever more powerful microprocessors to fame and fortune. It also recounts how two dropouts, Steve Jobs and Bill Gates, led the personal computer revolution.
Creative Director Robert Hone was the co-Producer/Director/Writer of Program 3 and Producer/Director/Writer of Program 5 of this internationally acclaimed documentary series. Winner of the George F. Peabody Award, the Ohio State Journalism Award, among many other honors.