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Kind of pleasantly surprised how usable a 35 year old word processor program could be, also still blows my mind a little that I could just casually send it into the background and open a command prompt to check something, in an environment from 1985.

@ephemeral some Amiga icons were really impressive, lots of people seemed to put heaps of effort into it.

@mike Back when time was taken on design.

Like when Brian Eno comosed that magnificent launch sound for Windows. It's still the best sound effect on any OS, ever.

@ephemeral Yes, that made a huge impression. Lots of effort went in there, it's the first OS I really recall the SOUND of for sure.

Maybe the Mac startup chime is that for some people but I came to that side of things pretty late.

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