THE SECRET LIFE OF MACHINES - The Word Processor
by Tim Hunkin
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The name 'Word Processor' was invented by IBM. Their first machines were very difficult to use because they had no screen. A draft version was typed and stored on a magnetic card. After correcting the draft it could be automatically retyped, stopping wherever a change was needed.


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The Word Processor cartoon

 

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