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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In several critically acclaimed and award-winning nonfiction books, Tracy Kidder has combined meticulous research and reportorial skills to produce fascinating portrayals of subjects as diverse as ele...
Four celebrated nonfiction books in a little more than a decade--The Soul of a New Machine (1981), House (1985), Among Schoolchildren (1989), and Old Friends (1993)--have propelled Tracy Kidder to rar...