from the packard-bell-is-in-its-own-class dept.
harrymcc writes "Polaroid, Netscape, CompuServe, Westinghouse, Heathkit — these were once among the most respected names in the technology business. They're still around, but what's happened to them is just plain sad. I took a look at the tragic fates of a dozen mighty brands that have, in one way or another, fallen on hard times."
The best book on programming for the layman is "Alice in Wonderland";
but that's because it's the best book on anything for the layman.