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Silicon cowboys.

Cohen, Jason, 1972- (screenwriter,, film director.). Leckart, Steven, (screenwriter.). Dinerstein, Ross M., (film producer.). Zipper, Glen, (film producer.). Canion, Rod, (commentator.). Harris, Jim (James M.), (commentator.). Murto, Bill, (commentator.). Cvetko, Svetlana, (director of photography.). Pushinsky, Jake, 1978- (editor of moving image work.). Hultquist, Ian, (composer.). Canion, Rod. Open. (Added Author).
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  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (1 video file (approximately 77 min.)) : sound, color
  • Publisher: [United States] : FilmRise, 2016.
  • Distributor: Made available through hoopla

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Restrictions on Access Note:
Digital content provided by hoopla.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Directed by Jason Cohen.
Participant or Performer Note:
Featuring Rod Canion, Jim Harris, Bill Murto.
Summary, etc.:
Three friends dream up the Compaq portable computer at a Texas diner in 1981, and soon find themselves battling mighty IBM for PC supremacy. Their improbable journey altered the future of computing and shaped the world we now know.
Target Audience Note:
Not rated.
System Details Note:
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Compaq Computer Corporation > History.
Canion, Rod.
Harris, Jim (James M.)
Murto, Bill.
Computer industry > United States > History.

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