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The Soul of A New Machine

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A book by Tracy Kidder

The computer revolution brought with it new methods of getting work done--just look at today's news for reports of hard-driven, highly-motivated young software and online commerce developers who sacrifice evenings and weekends to meet impossible deadlines. … see full wiki

Author: Tracy Kidder
Genre: Computers & Internet
Publisher: Back Bay Books
1 review about The Soul of A New Machine

The soul of a great team!

  • Dec 20, 2007
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+5
How can a book about such a geeky subject be so gripping? I think I know. The book is about the development of new technology, yes, but more than that this is the narrative of teamwork. Every so often, a team of people with a shared goal come together and create greatness. This book is a look into that fascinating process and the culture that encouraged it.

I couldn't put this down until the last page was turned -- it is just fantastic.

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