Thursday, April 19, 2007
Johnson and Johnson
The winner of the day is Glenn Suares. Congrats and to all those who got their answers correct.
adMad Trivia #39
Their first financially successful product was a precision audio oscillator, the Model 200A. Their innovation was the use of a small light bulb as a temperature dependent resistor in a critical portion of the circuit. This allowed them to sell the Model 200A for $54.40 when competitors were selling less stable oscillators for over $200. The Walt Disney Company, bought eight Model 200B oscillators (at $71.50 each) for use in certifying the Fantasound surround sound systems installed in theaters for the movie Fantasia. The founders, known to friends and employees alike as Bill and Dave, developed a unique management style which includes a deep respect for the individual, a dedication to affordable quality and reliability, a commitment to community responsibility, and a view that the company exists to make technical contributions for the advancement and welfare of humanity. Name the company which is also recognized as the symbolic founder of Silicon Valley.
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