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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: London : Penguin, 1993, ©1992.
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After automobiles, energy production, and illegal drugs, personal computers are the largest manufacturing industry in the world. This book looks at the business of computing in the US, at computer  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert X Cringely
ISBN: 014017138X 9780140171389
OCLC Number: 29389450
Notes: Originally published: London: Viking, 1992.
Includes index.
Description: xi, 324 pages ; 20 cm
Contents: The demo-god; the tyranny 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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