The Soul of a New Machine Summary
Tracy Kidder

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The Soul of a New Machine Overview

The Soul of a New Machine by Tracy Kidder explains the story of Data General Corporation as they attempt to develop a 32-bit Eagle computer in the 1980’s. Led by company president Ed de Castro, the young employees of Data General Corporation perform an amazing task by producing a 32-bit computer that is compatible with their 16-bit model. Kidder chronicles the journey of the Eagle computer from its conception to completion. The book shows how quickly technology can change and be the salvation or demise of a company.

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