Monthly Archives: November 2012

Announcing: The Compaq Revolution

Anyone who followed the personal computing boom of the 1980’s is familiar with the extraordinary example of start-up Compaq. What began as a rough sketch of a PC — on a napkin at Houston’s famed “House of Pie,” no less — led to the first legally reverse-engineered IBM computer and first year sales that exceeded $100 million, …

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The Gift of Addiction

Christopher Kennedy Lawford has spent a significant portion of his career lecturing and writing books on the subject of substance abuse, himself in recovery from alcohol and drug addiction for now more than 25 years. His first book and memoir, Symptoms of Withdrawal, was released in 2006. It immediately became a New York Times Best Seller, …

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