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Datapoint: The Lost Story of the Texans Who Invented the Personal Computer Revolution

by Lamont Wood
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Forget Apple and IBM.

For that matter forget Silicon Valley.

The first personal computer, a self-contained unit with its own programmable processor, display, keyboard, internal memory, telephone interface, and mass storage of data was born in San Antonio .

Datapoint: The Lost Story of the Texans Who Invented the Personal Computer Revolution

Datapoint: The Lost Story of the Texans Who Invented the Personal Computer Revolution

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Reviews (10)

XY
1 August 2015

As a long-time former employee of Datapoint. This filled ...

As a long-time former employee of Datapoint.

DV
28 June 2015

Great Contribution to the History of Personal Computing

In the typical histories of the personal computer era, one of the key innovators - a startup company in San Antonio Texas named CNC is usually left out.

CU
3 May 2015

I don't get no respect!

If you’re interested in the history of technology this book should be on your reading list.

YG
22 August 2014

Stretches the Definition of a PC

Not So Fast, Datapoint...

RV
16 July 2014

Five Stars

Great book on the history of an amazing company!.

DC
2 April 2014

Such a great and unexpected story

Such a great and unexpected story if you are interested in how PC and processors were born (aside mere myth, I mean !

TV
23 July 2013

Worked for DPT for over ten years

Well written and total coverage.

LQ
5 July 2013

The Datapoint story - great book

If someone told you the PC was actually invented in San Antonio, Texas, in 1968 while Bill Gates and Steve Jobs were still in middle school, would you believe them?

YK
6 June 2013

Datapoint - The Company That Could Have Been

Though I do not remember hearing of Datapoint, I may have used one of their early systems before graduating from college.

UH
2 May 2013

Lived that one

I worked there for 16 years and saw much of what was written.

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