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Once Millard's people had put together a complete system with programs and all
the necessary hardware, they could sell it to auto dealers throughout the country.
Millard knew they couldn't fail. He wasn't going to let the opportunity evanesce.
He decided that his firm would not sell to manufacturers, as Kildall, Eubanks, and
Gates had been doing, nor would it sell by mail to end-users, as Shrayer, Cooper,
and Parson did. The number of computer stores was not large, but it was ...
the making of the personal computer Paul Freiberger, Michael Swaine. Dick was
not what you'd think of as an entrepreneurial type. Ed Roberts We didn't want to
sell Altairs. We wanted to solve problems. Dick Heiser ...
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Another pleasant reread of a personal computing history book I originally read in the 1980s. The authors--both of whom edited computer publications as the stories developed--tell the story of the ... Read full review
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A fun book that covers the personal computer revolution from the mid 70's to the late 90's. Lots of great quotes and snippets from interviews plus several picture sections. The only weak part of the ... Read full review
The Voyage to Altair
The Miracle Makers
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Western Sunrise: The Genesis and Growth of Britain's Major High Tech Corridor
No preview available - 1987