Like most people born after the 70s, I’ve spent a great deal of time using a computer and, up until the past few years, the majority of that time was spent in a word processor. Although I don’t clearly remember the event, I do recall my third grade teacher taking us down to the computer lab for our first actual computer assignment.
Previous to then, all we would do was play educational games in Windows 98. You guys remember “Reader Rabbit”? Yeah, that was pretty much all that we did. But I digress. I remember the first thing we were instructed to do was navigate to the start menu and open WordPerfect 2000, that was the word processor that I used for the following 3 years. (more…)