In 1983, personal computing was anyone's game. Navigating the thin line between visionary and fraud, genius and delusion, an unlikely trio - a visionary, an engineer, and a prodigy - take personal and professional risks in the race to build a computer that will change the world as they know it. The battle for CTRL begins.
Cardiff Electric gets a new employee. He's apparently worked for the likes of IBM. But after he gets the new job, it's clear that he is not exactly what he claims to be.
After surviving a visit from IBM, Joe's team must overcome internal differences and begin the technical feat of building the new machine.
Gordon and Cameron struggle to make Joe's vision a reality; Joe and Bosworth seek the funds to make the new machine.
As Cameron nears completion of the BIOS, a crisis threatens the project's future and requires all hands on deck to save the machine.
Cameron bristles under a new manager as Joe and Gordon attempt to procure a key piece of new technology for the computer.
A breakthrough by Cameron places her at odds with Gordon, leaving Joe to make a tough decision. Meanwhile, Hurricane Alicia spurs some personal revelations.
A visitor from Joe's past threatens his newfound connection with Cameron. Meanwhile, with Donna out of town, the toll of Gordon's work catches up with him.
Scandal hits Cardiff Electric as the team finalizes preparations for COMDEX. Meanwhile, Bosworth makes a sacrifice for the good of the PC program.
Unforeseen opponents and new complications threaten to derail the Cardiff Electric team's work at COMDEX.