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Accidental empires : how the boys of Silicon Valley make their millions, battle foreign competition, and still can't get a date

Author: Robert X Cringely
Publisher: Reading, Mass. : Addison-Wesley, 1991, ©1992.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert X Cringely
ISBN: 0201570327 9780201570328
OCLC Number: 24141993
Notes: Includes index.
"A William Patrick Book."
Description: xi, 324 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: The demo-god --
The tyrannry of the normal distribution --
Why they don't call it computer valley --
Amateur hour --
Role models --
Chairman Bill leads the happy workers in song --
All IBM stories are true --
Software envy --
Clones --
The prophet --
Font wars --
On the beach --
Economics of scale --
Counter-reformation --
Future computing.
Responsibility: Robert X. Cringely.

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