VisiCalc 1981

I found this on my book shelf. I remember teaching people how to use it. When I purchased this copy in 1981, I was working as a software developer.

I believe this is the program that turned microcomputers from toys to business computers. Before VisiCalc business and government agencies though of microcomputers as toys. After VisiCalc was discovered by insurance analysts business and government agencies where sneaking Apple ][ Computers into their purchases as “Calculators”.

You can read more about VisiCalc and the early days of software development at The Idea.

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