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It’s Bliss: Behind the Iconic Windows XP photo

The story behind one of the most iconic images of all computing has to do with a girl and rolling California Wine Country. Although it will forever be associated with Windows XP, Bliss was actually the by-product of a love story. It was a regular Friday afternoon in 1996 when photographer Charles O’Rear took the drive through Read MoreRead More

Pirates of Silicon Valley

Pirates of Silicon Valley is a 1999 film based on the book Fire in the Valley: The Making of The Personal Computer by Paul Freiberger and Michael Swaine. It is a made-for-television docudrama written and directed by Martyn Burke which documents the rise of the home computer (personal computer) through the rivalry between Apple Computer and Microsoft.Read More