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As she was watching Star Trek, her father walked into the room and told her, "I
need a name for a computer. What's the name of the computer on the Enterprise?
" Lauren thought a moment and said, "Computer." Her father obviously didn't
He turned the call over to his circuit board man, Bill Yates, who told Gates that he
was the first to ask this obviously essential question. "Maybe you guys really have
something," he told Gates. In six weeks, Gates and Allen thought the effort was ...
They told me it would never snow in the Valley, and they told me you could never
retail computers. Paul Terrell ... "And a couple of months later, they called me
back and told me to come on over and help them unwrap their paper tiger.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - joeldinda - LibraryThing
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
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - JohnMunsch - LibraryThing
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