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Triumph of the Nerds : an irreverent history of the PC industry

Author: Bob Cringely; Bill Gates; Steve Jobs
Publisher: NY : Ambrose Video Pub., 2002.
Edition/Format:   Book : English
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Covers the pioneering years of the PC revolution during the mid-1970's in Silicon Valley (1st work). Explains how the PC industry came of age in the 1980's. Interviews Steve Jobs who co-founded Apple Computer and Bill Gates of Microsoft (2nd work). Looks at changes in the PC industry during the 1990's and their impact on the future. Discusses the Graphical User Interface (GUI) and the Internet (3rd work).
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Named Person: Computer industry
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bob Cringely; Bill Gates; Steve Jobs
OCLC Number: 733864066
Notes: Volume 1: Impressing Their Friends; Volume 2: Riding the Bear; Volume 3: Great Artists Steal.
Performer(s): Episode Participants: Bill Gates, Steve Jobs, Steve Wozniak & Ed Roberts.
Target Audience: Grades 7- college.
Responsibility: written and presented by Bob Cringely.

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Covers the pioneering years of the PC revolution during the mid-1970's in Silicon Valley (1st work). Explains how the PC industry came of age in the 1980's. Interviews Steve Jobs who co-founded Apple Computer and Bill Gates of Microsoft (2nd work). Looks at changes in the PC industry during the 1990's and their impact on the future. Discusses the Graphical User Interface (GUI) and the Internet (3rd work).

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