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Author: Stephen SegallerRobert X CringelyJohn GauMichael BardOregon Public Broadcasting.All authors
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : PBS Home Video ; Burbank, CA : Distributed by Warner Home Video, ©1998.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape : Partial animation   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. The first episode examines how the seeds of the Internet were planted by Sputnik. The second episode examines the advent of the PC and the need to connect them all to a network. The third episode visits Excite, a typical Silicon Valley entrepreneurial adventure, as well as describing how the Internet became a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Documentaries and factual films and video
Material Type: Partial animation, Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen Segaller; Robert X Cringely; John Gau; Michael Bard; Oregon Public Broadcasting.; Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.); PBS Home Video.; Warner Home Video (Firm)
ISBN: 0780623010 9780780623019 0780622987 9780780622982 0780622995 9780780622999 0780623002 9780780623002
OCLC Number: 41003121
Language Note: Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.
Notes: Originally produced as a 3 episode television program series in 1998.
Sequel to the 1996 television program series Triumph of the nerds.
Title on cassette label, container and box for vol. 2: Serving the suits.
Issued in box.
Credits: Camera, Greg Bond; editors, Bruce Barrow, Wendy Revok, Brett Wood; music, Michael Bard.
Performer(s): Host, Robert X. Cringely.
Description: 3 videocassettes (approximately 180 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS; stereo.
Contents: [v. 1.] Networking the nerds --
[v. 2.] Connecting the suits --
[v. 3.] Wiring the world.
Other Titles: Networking the nerds.
Connecting the suits.
Serving the suits.
Wiring the world.
Triumph of the nerds.
Brief history of the Internet
Responsibility: series written by Robert X. Cringely, John Gau and Stephen Segaller ; series produced and directed by Stephen Segaller ; Oregon Public Broadcasting ; PBS.

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A three part series examining the ins and outs of one of the most volatile industries: the Internet. The first episode examines how the seeds of the Internet were planted by Sputnik. The second episode examines the advent of the PC and the need to connect them all to a network. The third episode visits Excite, a typical Silicon Valley entrepreneurial adventure, as well as describing how the Internet became a comfortable environment to do business, chat, and go shopping.

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