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The Resource The mysterious affair at Olivetti : IBM, the CIA, and the Cold War conspiracy to shut down production of the world's first desktop computer, Meryle Secrest

The mysterious affair at Olivetti : IBM, the CIA, and the Cold War conspiracy to shut down production of the world's first desktop computer, Meryle Secrest

Label
The mysterious affair at Olivetti : IBM, the CIA, and the Cold War conspiracy to shut down production of the world's first desktop computer
Title
The mysterious affair at Olivetti
Title remainder
IBM, the CIA, and the Cold War conspiracy to shut down production of the world's first desktop computer
Statement of responsibility
Meryle Secrest
Title variation
IBM, the CIA, and the Cold War conspiracy to shut down production of the world's first desktop computer
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The never-before-told true account of the design and development of the first desktop computer by the world's most famous high-styled typewriter company, more than a decade before the arrival of the Osborne 1, the Apple 1, the first Intel microprocessor, and IBM's PC5150
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Secrest, Meryle
Dewey number
338.7/6213916094509048
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HD9696.2.I82
LC item number
S43 2019
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Ing. C. Olivetti & C
  • Computer industry
  • Computer science
Label
The mysterious affair at Olivetti : IBM, the CIA, and the Cold War conspiracy to shut down production of the world's first desktop computer, Meryle Secrest
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [287]-290) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Oranges -- "A clear head and a nimble leg" -- The convent -- Enter Adriano -- Giustizia e libert<U+00df>a -- Terror and resolve -- The brown affair -- A black crossing -- A wilderness of mirrors -- Enigma variations -- The experience of a lifetime -- High stakes -- The curious case of the second death -- Acknowledgments -- Bibliography -- Notes -- Index
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First Edition.
Extent
304 pages
Isbn
9780451493651
Lccn
2018059556
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • on1085594159
  • (OCoLC)1085594159
  • 1009060
Label
The mysterious affair at Olivetti : IBM, the CIA, and the Cold War conspiracy to shut down production of the world's first desktop computer, Meryle Secrest
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [287]-290) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Oranges -- "A clear head and a nimble leg" -- The convent -- Enter Adriano -- Giustizia e libert<U+00df>a -- Terror and resolve -- The brown affair -- A black crossing -- A wilderness of mirrors -- Enigma variations -- The experience of a lifetime -- High stakes -- The curious case of the second death -- Acknowledgments -- Bibliography -- Notes -- Index
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First Edition.
Extent
304 pages
Isbn
9780451493651
Lccn
2018059556
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • on1085594159
  • (OCoLC)1085594159
  • 1009060

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