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Show Stopper!: The Breakneck Race to Create Windows NT and the Next Generation at Microsoft

The story of Windows NT (precursor to all of the current versions of Windows on the desktop and server) is a crazy roller-coaster ride of secrecy and double-crosses that is legendary in Silicon Valley history. Microsoft was desperate to ride … Continue reading

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Apple: The Inside Story of Intrigue, Egomania, and Business Blunders

I get it, you’re thinking “WTF are you talking about?! Apple revolutionized the entire computer industry in a way that integrated fashion, design, and pop culture with technology in a way nobody imagined was possible! You’re stupid! And crazy!” Well, … Continue reading

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Sunburst: The Ascent of Sun Microsystems

Sun has come and gone (recently acquired by Oracle) and this book covers their domination of the UNIX workstation market, so it predates their temporary domination of the UNIX server market and domination of enterprise development with the Java language. … Continue reading

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