About Word Processors

The word processor never got "invented" as such, it just slowly developed out of things like typewriters and even slowly merged from electronic appliances into software. To understand the origin of the word processor you and I would recognize, the one with bold, italic, underline, we need to follow the journey of future space tourist Charles Simonyi.

Featuring Tom Merritt.

Episode transcript available here.

Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.