Books about IT history-

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The development process

The Soul Of A New Machine A narrative of the development cycle of a new system at Data General. A Pulitzer Prize winner from 1981.

Apple Confidential 2.0: The Definitive History of the World's Most Colorful Company User rating 4.5 out of 5 stars. Chronicles the birth of the Macintosh. 

Operating systems

 In the Beginning...was the Command Line Noted SF writer and Wired magazine contributor Neal Stephenson created this commentary on the aesthetics and cultural import of computer operating systems.


Cuckoo's Egg: Tracking a Spy Through the Maze of Computer EspionageCliff Stoll was an astronomer turned systems manager at Lawrence Berkeley Lab when a 75-cent accounting error alerted him to the presence of an unauthorized user on his system. This is the detailed story of how this hacker was tracked down. 4.5 stars.

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