The HP Way: How Bill Hewlett and I Built Our Company (O/T)



#4

Apologies for a question that's probably already been discussed and that I missed, but is 'The HP Way: How Bill Hewlett and I Built Our Company' by David Packard a good read? Any other recommendations (I've nearly finished working through all the space program books that were recommended in a posting here a couple of years ago.)

If so I shall add it to my next purchase of books.

Best wishes


#5

James --

Quite frankly, I did not find the book particularly enlightening. I picked up a copy cheap from a library used-book clearance sale. The HP-35 is briefly mentioned, but not the HP-41C or any other of the calculator line in existence at the time.

There are a few "nuggets" here and there, but I found the book rather superficial.

-- KS

Edited: 29 July 2006, 1:40 a.m.


#6

Karl

Thanks for the information, think I will give it a miss. When I had a look on Amazon there was a review which said it was very dry.

Best

James


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