Cover of: Accidental empires | Robert X. Cringely

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First Sentence

The woman of my dreams once landed a job as the girls' English teacher at the Hebrew Institute of Santa Clara.

Table of Contents

The demo-god
The tyranny of the normal distribution
Why they don't call it computer valley
Amateur hour
Role models
Chairman Bill leads the happy workers in song
All IBM stories are true
Software envy
Clones
The prophet
Font wars
On the beach
Economics of scale
Counter-reformation
Future computing.

Edition Notes

Includes index.
"A William Patrick Book."

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
338.4/7004/0979473
Library of Congress
HD9696.C63 U51586 1991

The Physical Object

Pagination
xi, 324 p. ;
Number of pages
324

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL1547685M
Internet Archive
accidentalempire00crin
ISBN 10
0201570327
LC Control Number
91027089
OCLC/WorldCat
24141993
Library Thing
84017
Goodreads
1843343
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