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Some of you out there already know the story, and some may already have seen this PBS documentary made around 1995, but this is an excellent history lesson on the PC revolution, with very candid interviews with THE GUYS who did it. The issues covered are very nitty-gritty and HONEST (stuff about Steve Jobs is WILD). REQUIRED VIEWING!

These clips, posted on YouTube, may not be on forever. So, nuke a bag of popcorn, grab a pop (or a "pop" ;) ) and WATCH THESE.

The birth of DOS (the biggest business deal of all time):
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9iwIN8E94VQ

How the graphical user interface came to be, in two parts:
(also covers Jobs' explosive dispatch from Apple)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KhjVidOFqBo
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FytWjEd2gcg

And a bonus clip from Jobs:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J0UjU0rtavE


Hmm... found another (weak) stream from this documentary, including from the beginning:
http://www.dailymotion.com/Top-Notch112/video/x2part_triumph-of-nerds-steve-jobs-bill-ga_tech

http://www.dailymotion.com/related/4539593/video/x2pb2a_triumph-of-nerds-steve-jobs-bill-ga_tech

http://www.dailymotion.com/related/4539593/video/x2pbgf_triumph-of-nerds-steve-jobs-bill-ga_tech
 
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