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Launched in 1982 by three friends in a Houston diner, Compaq Computer set out to build a portable PC to take on IBM, the world's most powerful tech company. Many had tried cloning the industry leader's code, only to be trounced by IBM and its high-priced lawyers.

Silicon Cowboys traces the rise, and eventual demise, of the unlikely upstart that would alter the future of computing and shape the world as it is known today.

Launched in 1982 by three friends in a Houston diner, Compaq Computer set out to build a portable PC to take on IBM, the world's most powerful tech company. Many had tried cloning the industry leader's code, only to be trounced by IBM and its high-priced lawyers.

Silicon Cowboys traces the rise, and eventual demise, of the unlikely upstart that would alter the future of computing and shape the world as it is known today.

Launched in 1982 by three friends in a Houston diner, Compaq Computer set out to build a portable PC to take on IBM, the world's most powerful tech company. Many had tried cloning the industry leader's code, only to be trounced by IBM and its high-priced lawyers.

Silicon Cowboys traces the rise, and eventual demise, of the unlikely upstart that would alter the future of computing and shape the world as it is known today.

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14 Pews
800 Aurora St.
Houston, TX
http://14pews.org/calendar.asp?pageid=15&calid=1496

TICKET INFO

$10
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