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The soul of a new machine

Author: Tracy Kidder
Publisher: New York : Modern Library, 1997.
Series: [The modern library of the world's best books]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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With the touch of an expert thriller writer, Tracy Kidder recounts the feverish efforts of a team of Data General researchers to create a new 32-bit superminicomputer.--From publisher description.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Kidder, Tracy.
Soul of a new machine.
New York : Modern Library, 1997
(DLC) 96051975
(OCoLC)36112109
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Tracy Kidder
ISBN: 9780316204569 0316204560
OCLC Number: 720445560
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2011. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 384 pages).
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Good man in a storm --
How to make a lot of money --
Wars --
Building a team --
Wallach's golden moment --
Midnight programmer --
Flying upside down --
La machine --
Wonderful micromachines --
Workshop --
Case of the missing NAND gate --
Shorter than a season --
Pinball --
Going to the fair --
Last crunch --
Canards --
Dinosaurs.
Series Title: [The modern library of the world's best books]
Responsibility: Tracy Kidder.

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With the touch of an expert thriller writer, Tracy Kidder recounts the feverish efforts of a team of Data General researchers to create a new 32-bit superminicomputer.--From publisher description.

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