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Silicon Cowboys

Silicon Cowboys is a movie starring Rod Canion, Jim Harris, and Bill Murto. Three friends dream up the Compaq portable computer at a Texas diner in 1981, and soon find themselves battling mighty IBM for PC supremacy. Their...

Running Time
1 hours 17 minutes
Quality
480p, 720p, 1080p, 2K, 4K
Genres
Documentary, History
Director
Jason Cohen
Writer
Steven Leckart, Jason Cohen
Actors
Bill Fargo, Rod Canion, Jim Harris, Bill Murto
Country
USA
Year
2016
Audio Languages
English, Deutsch, Français, Italiano, Español, Svenska, Gaeilge, Nederlands
Subtitles
日本語, Čeština, Tiếng Việt, Português, 한국어, Australia, Filipino, हिन्दी

Three friends dream up the Compaq portable computer at a Texas diner in 1981, and soon find themselves battling mighty IBM for PC supremacy. Their improbable journey altered the future of computing and shaped the world we now know.

Comments about documentary «Silicon Cowboys» (17)

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Kelly J.

The first half of the film is more interesting than the second, but it's a decent film nonetheless. It's also about the historical role of women in the U.S. military and the consequences of that role. The second half is less interesting than the first. It's about the role of women in the military and how that role has changed over the years. I'm not sure I'd watch it again, but it's certainly a decent film. The first half of the film is more interesting than the second, but it's a decent film nonetheless.

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Tyler

I'm a father of two girls, ages 16 and 19. One of my daughters is a college student and the other is a college student. I work for a government contractor and have been a contractor since I was 18. I had the opportunity to meet the people who worked on the site in 2004, and I was very impressed. I was also impressed with the information I had learned from the web sites. I thought the documentary was very well done and informative. I am glad I went to see it. It was very informative. I thought it was well done, and I would recommend it to anyone who is interested in the subject.

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Eric Fernandez

This is a great film. I was inspired by the passion and drive of the pioneers who helped build the internet. The film is based on the interviews of some of the pioneers of the internet, and it shows how they met, got to know each other, and how they built the internet. The film is very entertaining. It is very well done, with very interesting and funny interviews. I highly recommend it.

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Barbara

I went into this film with very low expectations, and was not disappointed. It is a very well-made film with a strong and compelling message. I think it is important for every person to see this film, to understand the issues in the world, and to feel a sense of pride in what we have achieved. I highly recommend it. The director has created a wonderful documentary that will touch your heart.

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Keith

I recently saw the film at the Seattle International Film Festival and thought it was great. It is a film about the world's greatest surveillance system. The story is not just about surveillance, but it is about the technological revolution that made surveillance possible. It is about the war on terror and the increasing militarization of American society. It is about the surveillance of American lives. It is about the struggle to control your own privacy. The film is a fascinating look at the world of surveillance and surveillance technology. I would highly recommend this film.

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Danielle

I really enjoyed this documentary. It was very well done, and the story was well-told. I especially enjoyed the "narrative" behind the U.S. involvement in Iraq, and how the technology, the people, and the "news" were the key factors in what the U.S. did there. The filmmakers did a very good job of describing the problems that were created by the war, and why the U.S. made the decision to go into Iraq, and how the war became the way it was. I would have liked to have seen a little more "surprise" in the documentary, and a little more background information about some of the key players involved, but overall it was very good.

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Catherine W.

I just saw the documentary, "Silicon Cowboys" at the Toronto International Film Festival. The film is made by a former US Army Major and is an amazing look into the struggles of the Silicon Valley community. It really hit home how much the people in Silicon Valley were fighting for their country and their ideals. I really appreciated the film because it was so honest and it was very well put together. It was made in a way that I never really thought it would be made. The film was edited together from interviews with many people who worked in the industry, it is really fascinating to watch how the interviewees discuss the problems and successes in their careers. It really shows how the Silicon Valley community is really about more than just money and it shows that the technology industry has become a place where you can find yourself in a very unique position of being able to make a difference. The documentary is also really informative. I really liked the interviews that were done with various members of the tech community. You really get to know how they feel and the struggles that they have to deal with. The documentary really helps you understand the people in Silicon Valley and how they feel and think. It really helps you understand how the Silicon Valley community works and what it is like to work for a company and how it impacts the people that work there. This is a really great documentary that really shows how much the Silicon Valley community is about more than just money and it shows that people are really doing a lot to help the country and the world.

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Raymond Silva

The film is about the story of the first successful attempt to build a supercomputer in the United States, a project that was funded by the government. The movie is well worth seeing. The production is first-rate. The narration by the director, Peter Hyams, is excellent. The movie does a great job of showing the highs and lows of the project, and the people involved. The film is quite informative and makes you think about what you are seeing. I recommend it highly.

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Crystal

I've seen many documentaries in my life. There's no way I could pick out "Silicon Cowboys" as the best one. I think it's the best documentary I've ever seen. It's a well-rounded, well-shot documentary, with a story that's not too far-fetched. It gives you an inside look at how the tech industry is changing and how that affects everyone. I think it's an excellent documentary. There's nothing wrong with it.

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Katherine G.

A few years ago, I was in the US Army and saw the opening of the The Matrix. I was blown away. I then watched it again and again and watched it until the end. It has become a part of my life and one of my favorites. I have it on DVD and can't get enough of it. I am not a huge fan of the books but it has become my favorite. I think the film is great and I am not surprised at all that it has been ignored by critics. The movie is a must see for anyone who is a fan of science fiction. I am also surprised at the amount of people who think it is a "horror" movie. I think it is a drama with a horror element. I would recommend this movie to anyone. I would also recommend the book to anyone who has not read it. The book is better than the film and I recommend it to anyone.

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Deborah R.

I really enjoyed this documentary. It was a great story about the people that were involved in the construction of the Transcontinental Railroad and how the people who built it were affected by it. I also liked the way they showed the old photos of the railroad that were taken during the construction and how they were used to promote the project. The documentary was informative and interesting and was very entertaining. I would definitely recommend this film.

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Rachel Jenkins

This documentary is about the life and times of John Wayne, who was a very controversial figure in Hollywood. It is quite fascinating to see how he has changed over the years, and how he has influenced the movie industry. The documentary is about the early years of his career, when he was an actor and a director, and how he was a big star in the silent era. Then he went to Hollywood, where he made some great movies. The first of which was the classic Western "The Searchers", and later, he made the classic western "The Last Picture Show", which was a classic of the time. This documentary is about his rise to fame, his early years, his later years, his personal life, his marriage, his career, and his death. The film is very well made, and I would recommend it to anyone who likes to learn more about John Wayne.

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Michael

I was pleasantly surprised by this film. I was expecting it to be another war film with a very strong political message. It was not. I thought it was a good documentary about the effects of war on the human spirit. It was a great opportunity to show the other side of the story of the Iraq war. It was very well done and I highly recommend it to anyone who wants to learn more about the war and the human side of it. I would also like to say that this film was very well edited. It was not a sloppy, amateur style film. I was very impressed with the way it was edited. It was very well done and the way it was edited was very well done. I think this film is very well worth seeing.

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Russell Dean

A great documentary on the history of the development of the transistor. It's a fascinating story of how the transistor was created and how it became the dominant technology of the 20th century. The documentary is a good overview of the history of the transistor and the story of the people who were involved in the project. The interviews are interesting and informative. The documentary is well edited and well put together. The film does a good job of telling the story of the transistor and how it became the dominant technology of the 20th century. The documentary is a great overview of the history of the transistor and the story of the people who were involved in the project.

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Terry Nichols

The first time I watched this documentary I was surprised to find out that it was about the opening of the transatlantic cable from the United States to the United Kingdom. After watching the documentary I realized that this was one of the most important events in the history of the United States. It is a great documentary, but I was very disappointed to find out that the documentary was not really about the transatlantic cable. I understand that it was a historical event, but I would have preferred to have seen the documentary about the transatlantic cable, because it would have made the documentary more interesting. The documentary is great, but I would have preferred to see the documentary about the transatlantic cable.

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Craig S.

This is an interesting documentary, that explores the story of the legendary Steve Jobs. It is a little too long, and the editing is a little choppy, but it is still an interesting look at the man who revolutionized the world of technology, and created the Apple Computer. It is also interesting to see how the company he founded has evolved into the Apple Computer, and how the company is now worth billions. It also shows how the company is losing money, and is not profitable. This documentary also gives a good look at the Steve Jobs family, and the people that work for him. The documentary is also very interesting, and shows the true story of how the company became what it is today. This documentary is definitely worth watching.

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Jose A.

I was very impressed with the documentary. The amount of information and facts that were covered was overwhelming. I would have liked to have seen more of the battle scenes and more of the personalities of the people involved. I would have liked to see the battle scenes from the perspective of the people that were there. I also would have liked to see the battle scenes from the perspective of the people who were there. This documentary was a very well made documentary that covered a very important subject. It was a great way to introduce people to the subject of the battle of Iwo Jima. I highly recommend this documentary to anyone interested in the battle of Iwo Jima.