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Innovating for Failure: Government Policy and the Early British Computer Industry (History of Computing) Hardcover – 20 Jun. 1990

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  • Hardcover : 260 pages
  • ISBN-10 : 0262081873
  • ISBN-13 : 978-0262081870
  • Product Dimensions : 17.15 x 2.54 x 24.77 cm
  • Publisher : MIT Press (20 Jun. 1990)
  • Language: : English
  • Customer reviews:
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British researchers have been among the world's leaders in scientific discovery and invention, but British business has repeatedly failed to exploit these discoveries. This history of the early British computer industry provides a case study in the implementation of public innovation policy, offering lessons for any country trying to compete for sa

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