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Author: Stephen SegallerRobert X CringelyRobert M MetcalfeScott McNealyBill GatesAll authors
Publisher: [Alexandria, Va.] : PBS Video, ©1998.
Series: Nerds 2.0.1, a brief history of the Internet, pt. 2.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : English
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Part two of a three-part series in which Bob Cringely, a self-proclaimed nerd and industry gossip columnist, leads viewers in an examination of the exciting industry known as the Internet. This episode deals with the advent of personal computers and the need to develop them into a network, and with the person who was the first to do that, Bob Metcalfe, founder of 3Com. Following shortly after a number of other  Read more...
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Named Person: Robert M Metcalfe
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen Segaller; Robert X Cringely; Robert M Metcalfe; Scott McNealy; Bill Gates; Steve Ballmer; John Doerr; Norman Abramson; Larry Tesler; Larry Ellison; Andy Bechtolsheim; Bill Joy; Eric Schmidt; Len Bosack; Scott Oki; Oregon Public Broadcasting.; PBS Video.
OCLC Number: 40843763
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Credits: Editor, Bruce Barrow ; camera, Greg Bond ; music, Michael Bard.
Performer(s): Host: Robert X. Cringely.
Commentary: Bob Metcalfe, Norm Abramson, Larry Tesler, Bill Gates, Larry Ellison, Andy Bechtolsheim, Vinod Khosla, Scott McNealy, Bill Joy, Eric Schmidt, Drew Major, Willie Donahoo, David Bradford, Bob Glaser, Scott Oki, Steve Ballmer, Jon Shirley, John McAfee, John Doerr, Sandy Lerner, Len Bosack, Don Valentine.
Description: 1 videocassette (60 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Series Title: Nerds 2.0.1, a brief history of the Internet, pt. 2.
Other Titles: Serving the suits
Responsibility: Oregon Public Broadcasting ; produced and directed by Stephen Segaller ; written by Robert X. Cringely, John Gau, and Stephen Segaller.

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Part two of a three-part series in which Bob Cringely, a self-proclaimed nerd and industry gossip columnist, leads viewers in an examination of the exciting industry known as the Internet. This episode deals with the advent of personal computers and the need to develop them into a network, and with the person who was the first to do that, Bob Metcalfe, founder of 3Com. Following shortly after a number of other companies, including Sun Systems, Novell, Microsoft, and Cisco entered the picture, and a volatile competitive market was created.

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