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Age Suitability Teens and up

The Business History of the Computer Industry: The Rise and Decline of Wang Computers

Wednesday, Jan 9, 2013 6:30p
North Kingstown Free Library North Kingstown, RI

The Rhode Island Computer Museum will examine the impact of Wang Computers on Rhode Island. Wang Laboratories was a small firm, started by Dr. An Wang at age 29 in 1951, that grew to play a significant role in the development of the U.S. computer industry of the 1980s. Learn about the history of this brilliant company and their strategic error of failing to pursue personal computers. Please register.

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North Kingstown Free Library
100 Boone St.
North Kingstown, RI 02852
(401) 294-3306
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