Doing the reading (was: Best Books 2002)
margaret at onr.com
Tue Jan 14 09:57:16 EST 2003
>The last time I had to use carbons was in an
>> office where they wanted everything in triplicate, and although most of
>>> scheduling work was done on computer, the actual filing had to be done by
>>> the office flunky (me) on a really old typewriter that was possibly not
>>> electric. Well, maybe it was. But I think it was older than the ones I
>>> learned to type on.
>You must be from the Paperpushers' Planet...
Oh? Then how come there's so much *more* paper to push than there was in
the pre-computer era? And does anybody here remember those predictions
about the "paperless office?" Hah!
Margaret Ball, who had to push aside stacks of papers to find the computer this morning.
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