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User Review  - RalphLagana - LibraryThing

This is a book for those interested in the early years of computer development. I enjoyed taking a trip down memory lane to that time when computers were largely over-sized pet rocks. What makes the ... Read full review

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User Review  - ilokhov - LibraryThing

Being younger than the original edition of this book, I never lived through the personal computer revolution. For someone like me this book therefore provides a valuable history lesson in the ... Read full review

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User Review  - epersonae - LibraryThing

I'm still sort of processing this book a week later. All the status updates I posted are notes I wrote on paper while I was reading, alas I ran out of scraps while sick in bed, somewhere around pg 350 ... Read full review

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super and very useful book

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All About Me : "hi'' my name is Nazim Hossen and I'm a third grader at Benson Hill Elementary school and I am 8 years old, when I grow up I want to be an inventor.

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Black hat

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A fantastic story, inspiring to anyone who has ever had a fascination with computers. I have a great, new, respect for the people that are documented in this book. The things that they did were incredible for the time and they advanced society's technology against great odds.

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A very good book and very inspiring but can't help think Levy has a huge man crush on some of the old hackers. Some of the activities like breaking into the work shop for tools seem to be praised. They may have not meant to do wrong but not something to lookup to them for. Otherwise well written and entertaining. 

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This book catalyzed my interest in computers, and in writing software.


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