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Author Maney, Kevin, 1960-

Title The maverick and his machine : Thomas Watson, Sr., and the making of IBM / Kevin Maney.

Imprint New York : J. Wiley & Sons, c2003.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 1st Floor    92 WATSON,T MAN    Available
Description xxv, 485 p., 16 p. of plates : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 447-448) and index.
Contents Maverick kindling -- Lit by Flint -- Mess spelled C-T-R -- Bringing up baby IBM -- Daring and luck -- Friends, heroes, sycophants -- Enemies and delusions -- King and castle -- Watson the second -- Watson's war -- Old man, new age -- World conquest -- Maverick and his humanity -- Generations after.
Subject Watson, Thomas John, 1874-1956.
Watson, Thomas J., 1914-1993-
Watson, Arthur Kittredge, 1919-1974.
International Business Machines Corporation -- History.
Computer industry -- United States -- History.
Businessmen -- United States -- Biography.
ISBN 0471414638 (cloth : alk. paper)

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