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Ever see Triumph of the Nerds on TNT?

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Lifer
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It was a sort of documentary they showed a few years back about the history of the computer industry. It was pretty good, but I never saw the whole thing. It's not available on DVD, and they don't show it on TV anymore. :(
 

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Lifer
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I thought you mant Triumph on Nerd as in a new video clip of Triumph.. got me all excited. :(
 

badmouse

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Oh, yes. I think I remember that. It was about some of the guys who started the big companies and made big bucks.

I don't remember if it was TNT, though.
 

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Lifer
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Oh yeah, you're right, it was on PBS. TNT actually had a movie (with a script and actors and whatnot) that was based on the same thing... does anyone know what THAT was called?

Edit: It was called Pirates of Silicon Valley
 

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Triumph of the Nerds was actually a documentary on Bill Gates and Steve Jobs (I had to watch it recently for a CS class). My professor had it on VHS tapes. It was pretty informative, but a bit long. No actors, but had interviews with all the 'nerds' who triumphed and now can each buy small countries.
 

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