Accidental Empires: How the Boys of Silicon Valley Make Their Millions, Battle Foreign Competition, and Still Cant't Get a Date
An anecdotal history of the computer industry, this book focuses on odd personalities - Steve Jobes, Steve Wozniak, Mitch Kapor and Bill Gates - as well as on the hacker culture they spawned. The manias and foibles of these men are revealed, and their neuroses have shaped the computer business.
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ACCIDENTAL EMPIRES: How the Boys of Silicon Valley Make Their Millions, Battle Foreign Competition, and Still Can't Get a DateUser Review - Jane Doe - Kirkus
A savvy observer's witty, wide-ranging audit of the personal- computer industry's ragtag roots, disorderly (albeit dramatic) growth, and competitive future. While InfoWorld columnist Cringely focuses ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Helm - LibraryThing
This book was the basis for "Triumph of the Nerds", the popular PBS series. It is the definitive history of the personal computer era from the mid 1970's to 1995. I showed this video series to every ... Read full review