Invisible Engines (Google eBook)

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MIT Press, 2008 - 392 pages
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Great view of some business concepts in the software industry. A little light on content. Read full review

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Page xi - This work could not have been completed without the help of many persons.
Page 1 - But what is it good for? (Engineer at the Advanced Computing Systems Division of IBM, 1968, commenting on the microchip) There is no reason anyone would want a computer in their home. (Ken Olson, president, chairman and founder of Digital Equipment Corp., 1977) This 'telephone' has too many shortcomings to be seriously considered as a means of communication.

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