I just finished reading "Life under the Sun" by David Yen, a 296-page
collection of anecdotes in historical order covering his 20y at Sun. An
amusing, and sometimes sad, read.
Here are two: (1) During the Serengeti project, Sunsoft lost the only
person who knew FORTH and they waited two months to find someone to
modify the OBF. (2) Google's purchasing dep't rejected their engineers'
purchase requisitions for T1 machines because they were single-sourced,
despite running their search s/w six times faster than comparably priced