The man who invented the electronic spreadsheet

DAN Bricklin changed the world forever when he co-developed VisiCalc, the first electronic spreadsheet and grandfather of programs you probably use every day like Microsoft Excel and Google Sheets.

VisiCalc was instrumental in getting personal computers on business desks. How did it come about? What was it? What did Bricklin go through to make it be what it was?

Join the software engineer and computing legend as he explores the tangled web of first jobs, daydreams and homework problems that led to his transformational invention.

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