17 06 2011

Yesterday marked the centenary of IBM. For media coverage, see here, here, and here. For blogosphere reaction, see here and here.
The mark the centenary, IBM published an official history:
Maney, Kevin, Steve Hamm, and Jeffrey M. O’Brien. Making the World Work Better: The Ideas That Shaped a Century and a Company. Upper Saddle River, NJ: IBM Press, 2011.

Other books on the history of IBM include:
Pugh, Emerson W. Building IBM: Shaping an Industry and Its Technology. Cambridge, Mass: MIT Press, 1995.

Maney, Kevin. The Maverick and His Machine: Thomas Watson, Sr., and the Making of IBM. New York: J. Wiley & Sons, 2003.

Black, Edwin. IBM and the Holocaust: The Strategic Alliance between Nazi Germany and America’s Most Powerful Corporation. New York: Crown Publishers, 2001 (A very controversial work that continues to be debated)





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