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    • Fire in the Valley

    • The Birth and Death of the Personal Computer
    • By: Michael Swaine, Paul Freiberger
    • Narrated by: Don Azevedo
    • Length: 15 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
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    In the 1970s, while their contemporaries were protesting the computer as a tool of dehumanization and oppression, a motley collection of college dropouts, hippies, and electronics fanatics were engaged in something much more subversive. Obsessed with the idea of getting computer power into their own hands, they launched from their garages a hobbyist movement that grew into an industry, and ultimately a social and technological revolution.

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