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Listen: Here's Re/code's Kara Swisher on the Esquire Classic Podcast

"Right now, Steve Jobs is considered an oldster -- 'the legend of.'" Before Jobs, there was Robert Noyce.


Sometimes, it seems as though Silicon Valley has the memory span of a goldfish — today, few in the startup generation would have more than a vague familiarity with the name Robert Noyce.

Cheat sheet if that includes you: Noyce co-created the first microchip and co-founded Intel in 1968. On the latest episode of “The Esquire Classic Podcast,” which revisits classic stories from Esquire magazine, Re/code Executive Editor Kara Swisher joined host David Brancaccio to talk about Tom Wolfe’s profile of Noyce, first published in 1983.

Here’s the podcast:

To hear more great podcasts featuring Kara Swisher, Peter Kafka and Lauren Goode in conversation with today’s top thinkers in Silicon Valley in beyond, check out our podcasts page. Recent interviews include Lyft President John Zimmer, Andreessen Horowitz partner Steven Sinofsky and BuzzFeed Executive Editor of News Shani Hilton:

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