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The soul of a new machine / Tracy Kidder.


1st ed.. Boston : Little, Brown, [1981] .
ISBN 0316491705, 9780316491709

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Subjects Computer engineering -- Popular works.
Computer engineering.
Computerarchitektur.
Computers.
Data General Corporation.
Informaticiens - Biographies.
Informaticiens -- Biographies.
Informatik.
Ordinateurs - Conception et construction.
Ordinateurs -- Conception et construction.
Technischer Fortschritt.
Technologie.
Description 293 pages ; 22 cm
Copyright Date [1981]
©1981
Notes "An Atlantic Monthly Press book."
Pulizer Prize, General Nonfiction, 1982.
Summary In 1979, Kidder went underground in the research department of Data General to observe the workings of the computer wizards who were designing and building a fast new computer.
Contents Prologue : A good man in a storm -- How to make a lot of money -- The wars -- Building a team -- Wallach's golden moment -- Midnight programmer -- Flying upside down -- A machine -- The wonderful micromachines -- A workshop -- The case of the missing NAND gate -- Shorter than a season -- Pinball -- Going to the fair -- The last crunch -- Canards -- Dinosaurs.
Genre Popular works.
Geographic Area United States
Network Numbers (OCoLC)7551785
(OCoLC)ocm07551785
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Kidder, Tracy.
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