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Idea man : a memoir by the co-founder of Microsoft

Author: Paul Allen
Publisher: Camberwell, Vic. : Portfolio Penguin, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this long awaited memoir, Allen, the co founder of Microsoft, explains how he has solved problems, what he's learned from his many endeavors both the triumphs and the failures and his compelling vision for the future.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Paul Allen; Paul Allen
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Allen
ISBN: 9780241953709 0241953707
OCLC Number: 739570984
Notes: Includes index.
Description: viii, 358 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations (some color), portraits ; 23 cm
Contents: Opportunity --
Roots --
Lakeside --
Acolytes --
Wazzu --
2+2=4! --
MITS --
Partners --
SoftCard --
Project Chess --
Borrowed time --
Wake-up call --
Hellhounds --
Blazermania --12th man --
Space --
Jimi --
Wired world --
Fat pipe --
Searching --
Mapping the brain --
Adventure --
In sum.
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