The Best Episodes of Triumph of the Nerds

Impressing Their Friends

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Season 1 - Episode 1

Tim Paterson's development of 86-DOS largely from duplicating Gary Kildall's CP/M operating system. Microsoft purchased all rights to 86-DOS from Paterson's employer SCP for US$50,000 shortly before the release of the IBM PC. Microsoft's resulting MS-DOS was an operating system that could run on any 8086-family computer.

Directors: Paul Sen