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July 23, 2019


The forgotten software that inspired the internet

While much of this is either specialised or still not quite the low floor or high ceiling we might wish for, I’m beginning to detect hints of the promise of HyperCard. As Bonnie Nardi, anthropologist on the faculty of informatics at the University of California, Irvine and one of the early experts in end-user programming, notes, the legacy of HyperCard is the normalisation of end-user programming for ordinary users.

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The forgotten software that inspired the internet

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