Forbes Greatest Technology Stories: Inspiring Tales of the Entrepreneurs and Inventors Who Revolutionized Modern Business / Edition 1

Forbes Greatest Technology Stories: Inspiring Tales of the Entrepreneurs and Inventors Who Revolutionized Modern Business / Edition 1

by Jeffrey S. Young
     
 

ISBN-10: 0471356646

ISBN-13: 9780471356646

Pub. Date: 01/28/1998

Publisher: Wiley

You'll never look at your laptop the same way again

Backed by Forbes' excellence in reporting, this book follows on the success of the blockbuster Forbes Greatest Business Stories of All Time to bring readers another series of remarkable stories--this time, focusing on business technology. Forbes Greatest Technology Stories goes behind the great technology empires

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Overview

You'll never look at your laptop the same way again

Backed by Forbes' excellence in reporting, this book follows on the success of the blockbuster Forbes Greatest Business Stories of All Time to bring readers another series of remarkable stories--this time, focusing on business technology. Forbes Greatest Technology Stories goes behind the great technology empires and introduces readers to the visionaries who made them. This book profiles fascinating characters such as Steve Jobs, Bill Gates, Andy Grove and other high-tech entrepreneurs. Here are the little-known inventors and even the failures that helped lead the way to striking changes in our business landscape and in the very way we live our lives. * From the first computers to the Internet, intriguing stories of how business seized on the new technologies and forever changed our lives * In the tradition of Forbes' tremendously successful Greatest Business Stories of All Time

Jeffrey Young (Silicon Valley, CA) is a Forbes contributing editor and writes business technology stories for Forbes, Forbes ASAP, and Forbes Digital Tool. He is also the author of Steve Jobs: The Journey is the Reward.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471356646
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
01/28/1998
Pages:
368
Product dimensions:
5.61(w) x 8.69(h) x 1.04(d)

Table of Contents

Pioneers & Pirates: Calculators & Computers.

Big Blue: The Mainframe Computer.

Quantum Leap: Transistors & Semiconductors.

Bits: Memory, Minicomputers & the Mouse.

Chips: Integrated Circuits & Microprocessors.

Mechanics: Kits & Microcomputers.

Wireheads: The Apple Computer.

PCs: The IBM Personal Computer.

Hard Core: Windows.

Airwaves: MCI & Cell Phones.

Webs: Networks & the Internet.

Notes.

Acknowledgments.

Index.

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