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Fire in the valley: (the making of the personal computer )

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ISBN13: 9780071358927
ISBN10: 0071358927
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Synopsis:

Freiberger and Swaine update their popular book that told the story of the making of the personal computer, adding outrageous tales about and photos of the pioneering individuals and the industries they have founded. 100+ photos.

Table of Contents

Foreword.

About this Edition.

Preface.

Acknowledgements.

Portents.

Time Line.

Chapter 1: Tinder for the Fire.

Chapter 2: The Voyage of Altair.

Chapter 3: The Miracle Makers.

Chapter 4: Homebrew.

Chapter 5: The Genie in the Box.

Chapter 6: Retailing the Revolution.

Chapter 7: American Pie.

Chapter 8: The Gate Comes Down.

Chapter 9: Fire and Ashes.

Chapter 10: Wealth and War.

Index.

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businesslady, September 2, 2009 (view all comments by businesslady)
I feel that this book is very informative with the telling of how these guys created the personal computer and their ups and downs while going through their difficult process of keeping their invention afloat.
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780071358927
Subtitle:
(the making of the personal computer )
Author:
Freiberger, Paul
Author:
Swaine, Michael
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Internet - General
Subject:
History
Subject:
Industries
Subject:
Corporate History
Subject:
Computer Industry
Subject:
Microcomputers
Subject:
Corporate & Business History
Subject:
Corporate & Business History - General
Edition Number:
2nd ed.
Edition Description:
Updated
Series Volume:
91-65
Publication Date:
c2000
Binding:
TP
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
xxv, 463 p., 64 p. of pla
Dimensions:
9.20x7.38x1.62 in. 2.43 lbs.

Related Subjects

Computers and Internet » Computers Reference » Beginning and Reference
Computers and Internet » Computers Reference » History and Society
Science and Mathematics » History of Science » Computers

Fire in the valley: (the making of the personal computer )
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"Synopsis" by , Freiberger and Swaine update their popular book that told the story of the making of the personal computer, adding outrageous tales about and photos of the pioneering individuals and the industries they have founded. 100+ photos.
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