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The Resource Triumph of the nerds, written and presented by Bob Cringely ; series producers, John Gau, Stephen Segaller ; series director, Paul Sen ; John Gau Productions and Oregon Public Broadcasting with RM Associates for Channel 4 and PBS

Triumph of the nerds, written and presented by Bob Cringely ; series producers, John Gau, Stephen Segaller ; series director, Paul Sen ; John Gau Productions and Oregon Public Broadcasting with RM Associates for Channel 4 and PBS

Label
Triumph of the nerds
Title
Triumph of the nerds
Statement of responsibility
written and presented by Bob Cringely ; series producers, John Gau, Stephen Segaller ; series director, Paul Sen ; John Gau Productions and Oregon Public Broadcasting with RM Associates for Channel 4 and PBS
Title variation
Irreverent history of the PC industry
Contributor
Director
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Covers the pioneering years of the PC revolution during the mid-1970's in Silicon Valley (1st work). Explains how the PC industry came of age in the 1980's. Interviews Steve Jobs who co-founded Apple Computer and Bill Gates of Microsoft (2nd work). Looks at changes in the PC industry during the 1990's and their impact on the future. Discusses the Graphical User Interface (GUI) and the Internet (3rd work)
Related
Cataloging source
HPD
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Camera, John Booth ; music, Nitin Sawhney ; illustrator, Chris Robson ; research, Cyndee Readdean ; editor, Michael Duxbury
Date time place
Originally produced as a television program series in 1996
PerformerNote
Presenter: Robert Cringely
Runtime
165
Technique
live action
Label
Triumph of the nerds, written and presented by Bob Cringely ; series producers, John Gau, Stephen Segaller ; series director, Paul Sen ; John Gau Productions and Oregon Public Broadcasting with RM Associates for Channel 4 and PBS
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Based on Cringely's book: Accidental Empires
Carrier category
videocassette
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
v. 1. Impressing their friends (VC 10675, VC 12139) -- v. 2. Riding the bear (VC 10676, VC 12136) -- v. 3. Great artists steal (VC 10677, VC 12135)
Dimensions
1/2 in.
Dimensions
1/2 in.
Extent
3 videocassettes (55 min. each)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Medium for sound
videotape
Other physical details
sd., col.
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videocassette
System control number
  • (IMDb)tt0115398
  • (OCoLC)ocn370591979
System details
VHS
Video recording format
VHS (1/2 in., videocassette)
Label
Triumph of the nerds, written and presented by Bob Cringely ; series producers, John Gau, Stephen Segaller ; series director, Paul Sen ; John Gau Productions and Oregon Public Broadcasting with RM Associates for Channel 4 and PBS
Publication
Note
Based on Cringely's book: Accidental Empires
Carrier category
videocassette
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
v. 1. Impressing their friends (VC 10675, VC 12139) -- v. 2. Riding the bear (VC 10676, VC 12136) -- v. 3. Great artists steal (VC 10677, VC 12135)
Dimensions
1/2 in.
Dimensions
1/2 in.
Extent
3 videocassettes (55 min. each)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Medium for sound
videotape
Other physical details
sd., col.
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videocassette
System control number
  • (IMDb)tt0115398
  • (OCoLC)ocn370591979
System details
VHS
Video recording format
VHS (1/2 in., videocassette)

Library Locations

    • Harold B. Lee Library Brigham Young University, Provo, UT, 84602, US
      40.249156 -111.649242
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