anyone read dealers of lightning?
Curt @ Atari Museum
curt at atarimuseum.com
Thu Jun 4 12:58:44 CDT 2009
It was a great point of view from the actual engineers and not
management... to read about the daily frustration and struggles getting
the first system going, the visualization of the wirewrapped "mess"
being worked on and the toil they went through to get such a great
computer design completed and out the door made for a very good read...
Evan Koblentz wrote:
>> If you enjoy reading it, also read Soul of a new Machine, its about
>> the creation of Data General and I think that was an even better read.
> I disagree. Nobody would have bought Soul if it was titled, "How Data
> General designed its latest computer." I found it very dull, whereas
> Dealers tells a story of a whole new era in computing.
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