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The Triumph of the Nerds: The Rise of Accidental Empires (12-Jun-1996)

Director: (uncredited)

Writer: Robert X. Cringely

Based on a book: Accidental Empires by Robert X. Cringely

Keywords: Documentary

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Douglas Adams
Author
11-Mar-1952 11-May-2001 Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
Paul Allen
Business
21-Jan-1953   Co-Founder of Microsoft
Steve Ballmer
Business
24-Mar-1956   CEO of Microsoft, 2003-14
Robert X. Cringely
Journalist
c. 1953   Computer pundit I, Cringely
Esther Dyson
Business
14-Jul-1951   EDventure Holdings, former ICANN director
Larry Ellison
Business
17-Aug-1944   CEO of Oracle
Bill Gates
Business
28-Oct-1955   Co-Founder of Microsoft
Andy Hertzfeld
Computer Programmer
6-Apr-1953   Macintosh designer
Steve Jobs
Business
24-Feb-1955 5-Oct-2011 Co-Founder of Apple Computer
Gary Kildall
Business
19-May-1942 11-Jul-1994 Founder of Digital Research, Inc.
Bob Metcalfe
Business
1946   Co-Inventor of Ethernet
Gordon Moore
Business
3-Jan-1929   Co-founder of Intel, laid down Moore's Law
Ed Roberts
Inventor
13-Sep-1941 1-Apr-2010 Inventor of the Altair computer
John Sculley
Business
6-Apr-1939   CEO of Apple, 1983-93
John Warnock
Computer Programmer
6-Oct-1940   Co-Founder of Adobe
Steve Wozniak
Computer Programmer
11-Aug-1950   Co-Founder of Apple Computer

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