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In Search of Stupidity: Over 20 Years of High-Tech Marketing Disasters by Merrill R. Chapman

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Chapter 9. FROM GODZILLA TO GECKO: The Long, Slow Decline of Novell

FROM GODZILLA TO GECKO: The Long, Slow Decline of Novell

Most people have always had a sneaking love for those cheesy Japanese movies in which vast areas of Tokyo are always being subjected to large-scale urban renewal via the efforts of a huge, irradiated prehistoric creature with a bad attitude.

The undisputed king of the Japanese movie monsters was always Godzilla. Anyone who messed with this supercharged lizard that liked to spit radioactive phlegm was guaranteed a bad day. In various encounters he squashed Mothra the Giant Bug, blew away the Smog Monster, pulled the wings off Rodan the Giant Pterosaur (or whatever), and kicked King ...

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