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What the Dormouse Said How the Sixties Counterculture Shaped the Personal Computer Industry

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ISBN-10: 0670033820

ISBN-13: 9780670033829

Edition: 2005

Authors: John Markoff

List price: $25.95
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While there have been several histories of the personal computer, well-known technology writer John Markoff has created the first ever to spotlight the unique political and cultural forces that gave rise to this revolutionary technology. Focusing on the period of 1962 through 1975 in the San Francisco Bay Area, where a heady mix of tech industries, radicalism, and readily available drugs flourished, What the Dormouse Saidtells the story of the birth of the personal computer through the people, politics, and protest that defined its unique era. Based on interviews with all the major surviving players, Markoff vividly captures the lives and times of those who laid the groundwork for the PC…    
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Book details

List price: $25.95
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated
Publication date: 4/21/2005
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 336
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.232
Language: English

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