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What the dormouse said-- : how the sixties counterculture shaped the personal computer industry

Author: John Markoff
Publisher: New York : Viking, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An analysis of the political and cultural forces that gave rise to the personal computer chronicles its development through the people, politics, and social upheavals that defined its time, from a teenage anti-war protester who laid the groundwork for the PC revolution to the imprisoned creator of the first word processing software for the IBM PC.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Markoff, John.
What the dormouse said--
New York : Viking, 2005
(OCoLC)646515691
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John Markoff
ISBN: 0670033820 9780670033829
OCLC Number: 57068812
Description: xxiii, 310 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: The prophet and the true believers --
Augmentation --
Red-diaper baby --
Free U --
Dealing lightning --
Scholars and barbarians --
Momentum --
Borrowing fire from the Gods.
Responsibility: John Markoff.
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An analysis of the political and cultural forces that gave rise to the personal computer chronicles its development through the people, politics, and social upheavals that defined its time, from a teenage anti-war protester who laid the groundwork for the PC revolution to the imprisoned creator of the first word processing software for the IBM PC.

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