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Review: What the Dormouse Said: How the Sixties Counterculture Shaped the Personal ComputerIndustryUser Review - Goodreads
Early West-coast computer nerdery! Robots roaming the streets of Palo Alto! Sex and drugs! What's not to like? When I first got access to the Internet back in the early 90s, I spent hours reading ...
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Review: What the Dormouse Said: How the Sixties Counterculture Shaped the Personal Computer IndustryUser Review - Alistair - Goodreads
This was an interesting and thought provoking book that filled in a few details that I hadn't known before. A worthwhile, if slightly exasperating read. On the other hand, the writing is chaotic ... Read full review
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