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Author Topic: Found: The Perhect word processor.  (Read 3362 times)

Edvard

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Found: The Perhect word processor.
« on: December 04, 2007, 12:33:27 PM »
My search is over, and no, I didn't misspell it.

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As word processing software becomes ever more advanced, correcting syntax and spelling errors, these familiar programmes begin to impose a standardised corporate language onto our writing.

Takahashi has produced her own fully functioning online version which undermines this dehumanising process. Reclaiming the initiative back from the software...



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Re: Found: The Perhect word processor.
« Reply #1 on: December 04, 2007, 12:48:53 PM »
Brilliant! Thanks Edvard - that's quite a find.
"Some people have a way with words, other people,... oh... have not way" - Steve Martin

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Re: Found: The Perhect word processor.
« Reply #2 on: December 04, 2007, 02:45:48 PM »
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Re: Found: The Perhect word processor.
« Reply #3 on: December 04, 2007, 03:00:54 PM »
 :Thmbsup: Nice Ralf!
"Some people have a way with words, other people,... oh... have not way" - Steve Martin

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Re: Found: The Perhect word processor.
« Reply #4 on: December 04, 2007, 03:58:52 PM »
Great find, Edvard   :up:

But I must say, it really made me realize how often I tend to use Backspace!!!

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Re: Found: The Perhect word processor.
« Reply #5 on: December 05, 2007, 03:29:14 AM »
a gem!!

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Re: Found: The Perhect word processor.
« Reply #6 on: December 05, 2007, 08:43:43 AM »
Tomos... you don't suppose... it's a silly joke about "minding your Ps and Qs"?

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Re: Found: The Perhect word processor.
« Reply #7 on: December 05, 2007, 10:22:50 AM »
 ;D ;D ;D
Yep, that's what I thought, too.

But the more you think about it, the less it seems like a joke and the more it challenges your notions of work we do on a computer. Kind of like a software extension of the joke (whose subject is the proverbial fair-haired female with low intelligence but high enthusiasm)
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"How do you know when a (proverbial character) has been on your computer? There's white-out on the screen."
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Re: Found: The Perhect word processor.
« Reply #8 on: December 05, 2007, 10:50:22 AM »
How could you not love the UI? Reminds me a little of the original MacWrite.

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Re: Found: The Perhect word processor.
« Reply #9 on: December 05, 2007, 11:56:44 AM »
Tomos... you don't suppose... it's a silly joke about "minding your Ps and Qs"?

I'm usually too literal about things - in this case not literal enough I guess :-\ :)
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