Happy Birthday Macintosh!

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Here’s a short video of Steve Jobs introducing the Macintosh computer to the world 25 years ago. The crowd goes crazy over a word processor, a paint program, and a synthesized voice. Fun stuff.  My first sustained exposure to Macintosh was in 1986 as a student teacher in St. Joseph, Missouri.  I was fasinated by the WYSIWYG editor and mouse.  No more Ctrl KG to save a document.

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