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> Word processor pioneer dies aged 93

Evelyn Berezin put the Data Secretary on sale in 1971, creating a new industry.

bbc.com/news/technology-465399

I'm still amazed how much we've heard about so many dudes in computing, both those who came before & came after, but Berezin I only learn about through her obituary?

I've been around long enough that you could say I'm disappointed, but not surprised.

Maybe this hits closer to home since a lot of my formative computing experiences were with machines in my high school's "business lab" where I often was the only guy.

One of the machines I remember using was a Lanier word processor, running CP/M, so an experience almost certainly due to a market she created.

A quick look at the index for Janet Abbate's _Recoding Gender_ shows nothing about her.

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