The Soul of A New Machine

Category: Engineering
Author: Tracy Kidder
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by steveklabnik   2017-08-19
I've always really enjoyed "The Soul of a New Machine" Amazon, non-affiliate:

It's the story of a team of engineers building a new minicomputer, back in the late 70s. I couldn't put it down. He manages to make the politics interesting and the technical details simple.

by michaelwww   2017-08-19
The book that got me hooked on computers many years ago: "Soul Of A New Machine"
by smoyer   2017-08-19
It doesn't take place in Silicon Valley but I thought "Soul of a New Machine" [1] was a great read!