I remember my first word processor with nostalgia. It was a Kaypro, bought around 1985. No hard drive, no graphics. Suddenly a wizard sat on my kitchen table. Via certain keystrokes, I could select and move blocks of luminous green text around the very small, dark screen! The portable machine (the size of a square metal suitcase) presaged an unimaginable technological future. Who marvels that much now? Upgrade to Apple's OS 10.4 and get a Tiger on your desk? Ho-hum. And, of course, the more complex computers get, the harder they are to master, and the more... More >>>