Fire in the valley: the making of the personal computer

Front Cover
Osborne/McGraw-Hill, 1984 - Business & Economics - 288 pages
16 Reviews
Chronicles History of Computer Pioneers & the Industry They Founded

From inside the book

What people are saying - Write a review

User ratings

5 stars
7
4 stars
5
3 stars
2
2 stars
0
1 star
2

Review: Fire in the Valley: Making of the Personal Computer

User Review  - Jan Van Ryswyck - Goodreads

Amazing storytelling about the birth and rise of the personal computer. Required reading for anyone in the IT industry.Favorite quote from the book: "Let's not worry about conformity and tradition. Let's just do whatever works and let's have fun doing it." Read full review

Review: Fire in the Valley: Making of the Personal Computer

User Review  - Nate - Goodreads

Loved this book, read it multiple times, and I'm looking forward to the third edition. Read full review

Contents

The Voyage to Altair
25
The Miracle Makers
55
Homebrew
97
Copyright

6 other sections not shown

Common terms and phrases

References to this book

All Book Search results »

About the author (1984)

Freiberger is a member of the research staff at Interval Research Corp.

Bibliographic information