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Nerds 2.0.1 : a brief history of the Internet. 2, Connecting the suits

Author: Stephen SegallerRobert X CringelyRobert M MetcalfeScott McNealyBill GatesAll authors
Publisher: Burbank, CA : PBS Video : Warner Home Video, [distributor], 1998.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A three part series examining the ins and outs of one of the most volatile industries: the Internet. This second episode examines the advent of the PC and the need to connect them all to a network. But first someone had to figure out how to do it. That guy was Bob Metcalfe, founder of 3Com. As the market for networking evolved the battle began in earnest; 3Com, Sun, Novell, Cisco and Microsoft entered the market  Read more...
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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; John McAfee; Oregon Public Broadcasting.; PBS Video.; Warner Home Video (Firm)
OCLC Number: 77753235
Credits: Producer/director, Stephen Segaller ; writers, Robert X. Cringely, John Gau, Stephen Segaller ; editor, Bruce Barrow ; music, Michael Bard ; camera, Greg Bond.
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.
Other Titles: Brief history of the Internet.
Connecting the suits
Serving the suits
Responsibility: a production of Oregon Public Broadcasting.
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A three part series examining the ins and outs of one of the most volatile industries: the Internet. This second episode examines the advent of the PC and the need to connect them all to a network. But first someone had to figure out how to do it. That guy was Bob Metcalfe, founder of 3Com. As the market for networking evolved the battle began in earnest; 3Com, Sun, Novell, Cisco and Microsoft entered the market creating a civil war and billion-dollar partnerships.

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