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skwog · 2018-10-29 · Original thread
Related reading is Cringely’s long history of writing about IBM

Blog: https://www.cringely.com/tag/ibm/

The Decline and Fall of IBM https://www.amazon.com/Decline-Fall-IBM-American-Icon/dp/099...

TimJYoung · 2018-02-14 · Original thread
Thanks, I suspected that this was the case after I read the Cringely book on IBM (https://www.amazon.com/Decline-Fall-IBM-American-Icon-ebook/...). It gives one the distinct impression that connections matter a lot, and that getting the contract matters more than actually completing it successfully.

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