[vcf-midatlantic] Not quite so linked lists (of books)

Dean Notarnicola dnotarnicola at gmail.com
Sun Sep 13 21:54:54 EDT 2020


I was not a fan of iWoz. To me it came off as a bit self-congratulatory and
took away from the stories.

On Sun, Sep 13, 2020 at 9:52 PM Adam Michlin via vcf-midatlantic <
vcf-midatlantic at lists.vcfed.org> wrote:

> Great suggestions!
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> I'm leaning a bit more towards Woz's book "iWoz" on the Apple front.
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> I've read "Steve Jobs" and have to put "The Innovators" on my to read
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> list, but definitely found the former to be a long read.
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> Which reminds me of my favorite read, which isn't even a book:
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> https://www.folklore.org/
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> Commentary on the early days of the Mac by the people who made the Mac.
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> On 9/13/2020 8:31 PM, Glenn Roberts wrote:
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> > A few more from my collection:
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> > "Fire in the Valley: The Making of the Personal Computer," Paul
> Freiberger and Michael Swaine, Osborne/McGraw-Hill, Berkeley, CA, 1984 ISBN
> 0-88134-121-5
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> > And a bit more obscure:
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> > "Stan Veit's History of the Personal Computer: Fron Altair to IBM, A
> History of the PC Revolution," Stan Veit, Worldcom, Asheville, NC, 1993
> ISBN 1-56664-023-7
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> > Walt Isaacson's books are relevant too "Steve Jobs" and "The
> Innovators".  I found them difficult to get through though.  Long.  Not
> sure I ever actually finished reading either one.
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> > - glenn
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