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The soul of a new machine

Author: Tracy Kidder
Publisher: Boston : Little, Brown, ©1981.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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In 1979, Kidder went underground in the research department of Data General to observe the workings of the computer wizards who were designing and building a fast new computer.
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Genre/Form: Popular works
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tracy Kidder
ISBN: 0316491705 9780316491709
OCLC Number: 7551785
Notes: "An Atlantic Monthly Press book."
Awards: Pulizer Prize, General Nonfiction, 1982.
Description: 293 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Prologue : A good man in a storm --
How to make a lot of money --
The wars --
Building a team --
Wallach's golden moment --
Midnight programmer --
Flying upside down --
A machine --
The wonderful micromachines --
A workshop --
The case of the missing NAND gate --
Shorter than a season --
Pinball --
Going to the fair --
The last crunch --
Canards --
Dinosaurs.
Responsibility: Tracy Kidder.

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In 1979, Kidder went underground in the research department of Data General to observe the workings of the computer wizards who were designing and building a fast new computer.

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