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Think Black

In Think Black, Clyde W. Ford blends personal experience with technological and racial history to reveal how these things influenced one another.

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Review of ‘Think Black’

“My father used chess as his guide: Black begins with a disadvantage. You have to look farther ahead, work extra hard, rely on cunning, and assume everyone else is your opponent.” 

John Stanley Ford was proud of his position as the first black systems engineer at IBM. Founder Thomas J. Watson hired Stanley himself in…

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