Favorite start to a letter to the editor:
I don't seem to understand what download means. When you download a program, is it from your disk drive or from the other person's drive? I don't understand uploading either.It would be a totally reasonable question, but somehow that final sentence just moves into a new realm of "Grampa Simpson".
Some tech review stuff of voice synthesis and even recognition. It doesn't mention "SAM" (and I have some neurons reminding me that that stands for "Software Automatic Mouth") which was a nifty pure-software toy to do voice synth.
They have some "Dazzlers" along with a construction kit, a colorful charactermode screen-savery thing, a bit hipnotic. The other emphasis is on their recurring word processor "Speedscript". So tough to remember a world before WYSIWYG.
Unscramble - Mark Tuttle
Powerball - William Chin