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John Markoff’s book traces the origins of interactive computing from the perspective of the community surrounding Stanford in the 60’s and 70’s. Read morePublished 7 days ago by Onyx Parrot
Powerful angle on the cultural forces that shaped today's most disruptive inventions. Love the personal, anecdotal touch and character portraits of the personalities that catalyzed... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Nicholas Kamuda
John Markoff tells the real story of personal computing. The heroes are not your usual suspects like Gates and Jobs, but men behind the scenes like Doug Engelbart, Alan Kay, Larry... Read morePublished 5 months ago by vakibs
This book was a fascinating history of personal computing in America, most specifically in Northern California, most especially in the Stanford region. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Scott C. Holstad
Book did not live up to my expectations
Very Informative but very very very boring.
The author, NYT reporter, started off with a thesis and then collected the evidence to support it instead of sifting the evidence and finding the truth. Read morePublished 10 months ago by Mrs. Davis
The writing for this book could've been less wanderish (loses focus at times), else its a good history on the people and technology of the 50s and 60s. Read morePublished 11 months ago by Michael P. Adams