Silicon Cowboys

Silicon Cowboys (2016)

They risked their future to create ours...

  • Genre: Documentary
  • Release Date: 2016-09-16
  • User Rating: 6.7/10 from 64 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 17min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Fancy Film Post Services
  • Production Country: United States of America
  • Director: Jason Cohen
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Launched in 1982 by three friends in a Houston diner, Compaq Computer set out to build a portable PC to take on IBM, the world’s most powerful tech company. Many had tried cloning the industry leader’s code, only to be trounced by IBM and its high-priced lawyers. Explore the remarkable David vs. Goliath story, and eventual demise, of Compaq, an unlikely upstart who altered the future of computing and helped shape the world as we know it today.

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  • Rod Canion

    as Self
  • Bill Murto

    as Self
  • Jim Harris

    as Self
  • Bill Fargo

    as Self
  • Hugh Barnes

    as Self
  • Gary Stimac

    as Self
  • Steve Flannigan

    as Self
  • Mike Swavely

    as Self
  • Karen Walker

    as Self
  • Ben Rosen

    as Self
  • Ross Cooley

    as Self
  • Steve Ullrich

    as Self
  • Charles Lee

    as Self
Directing Jason Cohen Director
Writing Jason Cohen Writer
Writing Steven Leckart Writer
Writing Rod Canion Book
Camera Alvin G. Morris Assistant Camera
Camera Alvin G. Morris Digital Imaging Technician
Sound Christopher Mullins Sound Mixer