Greatest Technological Inventions of the Past 25 Years
Electronic Word Processing
If you ever had to write a 15 page paper using a typewriter or an old fashioned word processor, programs like Microsoft Word were a godsend. Instead of waiting until you ve typed an entire page to see how it turned out, these new programs let you edit the page in real time, go back and correct mistakes, and even told you when you spelled a word incorrectly. We wonder if this did more damage than good to our scholastic discipline.