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Triumph of the nerds. / [1], Impressing their friends

Author: John GauRobert X CringelyStephen SegallerPaul SenPaul AllenAll authors
Publisher: New York, NY : Ambrose Video ; [Place of publication not identified] : RM Associates [distributor], ©1996.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Covers the pioneering years of the PC revolution during the mid-1970's in Silicon Valley. Includes the Altair 8800, the Homebrew Computer Club, the West Coast Computer Faire and hippie culture, nerds and hobbyists. Steve Wozniak eventually spawns Apple II, while Steve Jobs, at 25, becomes worth $100 million.
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Genre/Form: History
Interviews
Named Person: Steve Jobs; Steve Wozniak; Bill Gates; Bill Gates; Steve Jobs; Steve Wozniak
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: John Gau; Robert X Cringely; Stephen Segaller; Paul Sen; Paul Allen; Steve Jobs; Steve Wozniak; Bill Gates; Steven Anthony Ballmer; Douglas Adams; Christine Comaford-Lynch; David Bunnell; Dan Bricklin; Jim C Warren; Lee Felsenstein; John Gau Productions.; Oregon Public Broadcasting.; Reiner Moritz Associates.; Channel Four (Great Britain); Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.); Ambrose Video Publishing.
OCLC Number: 36070439
Notes: Based on the book Accidental Empires by Robert X. Cringely.
Credits: Series producers, John Gau, Stephen Segaller ; series director, Paul Sen ; camera, John Booth; editor, Michael Duxbury.
Cast: Paul Allen, Steve Jobs, Steve Wozniak, Bill Gates, Steve Ballmer, Douglas Adams, Christine Comaford, Gordon Moore, Ed Roberts, Lee Felsenstein, David Bunnell, Jim Warren, Arthur Rock, Dan Bricklin, Bob Franston, Marv Goldschmitt.
Description: 1 videocassette (51 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Other Titles: Impressing their friends
Responsibility: written and presented by Robert X. Cringely ; John Gau Productions and Oregon Public Broadcasting with RM Associates for Channel 4 and PBS.

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Covers the pioneering years of the PC revolution during the mid-1970's in Silicon Valley. Includes the Altair 8800, the Homebrew Computer Club, the West Coast Computer Faire and hippie culture, nerds and hobbyists. Steve Wozniak eventually spawns Apple II, while Steve Jobs, at 25, becomes worth $100 million.

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