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By Harry Henderson

ISBN-10: 0816045313

ISBN-13: 9780816045310

This entire A-to-Z biographical dictionary explores the various team of inventors, scientists, marketers, and visionaries within the laptop technology box. The state of the art, modern entries and data at the laptop provide a glimpse into not just their force but in addition their demanding situations in making a new type of enterprise and a brand new type of tradition.

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Sometimes the company added users faster than it could provide connections and computer capacity. This resulted in slow service and complaints from users. Veteran Internet users tended to look down upon the flood of AOL users who were posting in Internet newsgroups as “clueless newbies” who understood nothing about the sophisticated culture of the Internet. But defenders of the easy-to-use AOL pointed out that it was more accessible and reassuring to consumers who were hesitant to venture directly onto the Internet.

E. Shaw Company and his employer asked him to research the commercial potential of the Internet, which was starting to grow (even though the World Wide Web would not reach most consumers for another five years). Bezos ranked the top 20 possible products for Internet sales. They included computer software, office supplies, clothing, music—and books. Analyzing the publishing industry, Bezos identified ways in which he believed it was inefficient. Even large bookstores could stock only a small portion of the available titles, while many books that were in stock stayed on the shelves for months, tying up money and space.

They then programmed a server to provide access to the pages and created a simple browser, a program that could be used by anyone connected to the Internet to read the pages and follow the links as desired. By December 1990, the first Web server was running within the CERN community. By the summer of 1991, Web servers had begun to appear throughout the worldwide Internet. Between 1990 and 1993, word of the Web spread throughout the academic community as Web software was written for more computer platforms.

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