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Triumph of the nerds. / [2], Riding the bear

Author: John GauStephen SegallerPaul SenRobert X CringelyPaul A AllenAll authors
Publisher: New York, NY : Ambrose Video, ©1996.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Explains how the PC industry came of age in the 1980s. Includes interviews with Bill Gates of Microsoft, IBM's decision to "buy, not build" PC technology, the introduction of IBM's PC into the U.S. Market followed rapidly by clones, the shaky co-operation between Microsoft and IBM, IBM's launch of OS/2, and Microsoft's introduction of Windows.
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Genre/Form: History
Interviews
Named Person: Bill Gates; Bill Gates
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: John Gau; Stephen Segaller; Paul Sen; Robert X Cringely; Paul A Allen; Bill Gates; Dan Bricklin; Gordon Eubanks; Steve Ballmer; Jim C Warren; Christine Comaford-Lynch; Jean Richardson; Larry Ellison; Esther Dyson; John Gau Productions.; Oregon Public Broadcasting.; Reiner Moritz Associates.; Channel Four (Great Britain); Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.); Ambrose Video Publishing.
OCLC Number: 36070928
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: Bill Gates, Paul Allen, Dan Bricklin, Sam Albert, Rich Seidner, Jack Sams, Bill Lowe, Gary Kildall, Gordon Eubanks, Jim Warren, Vern Raburn, Christine Comaford, Jean Richardson, Steve Ballmer, Tim Patterson, Sparky Sparks, Rod Canion, Claude Stern, Jim Cannavino, Larry Ellison, Esther Dyson.
Description: 1 videocassette (51 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Other Titles: Riding the bear
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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Explains how the PC industry came of age in the 1980s. Includes interviews with Bill Gates of Microsoft, IBM's decision to "buy, not build" PC technology, the introduction of IBM's PC into the U.S. Market followed rapidly by clones, the shaky co-operation between Microsoft and IBM, IBM's launch of OS/2, and Microsoft's introduction of Windows.

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