Notes of Note from John F. Ince

Fortune

You may notice that this page includes no links to articles I wrote at Fortune Magazine.  Why is this?

Difficult as it may be for people to imagine today, when I worked at Fortune Magazine, nobody had Facebook accounts or Internet connections.  Nobody had cellphones … or apps … or Twitter news feeds … or Klout scores.   Nobody even had computers.  Apple, Microsoft, Amazon, eBay, Google, Intel, Oracle didn’t even exist.   Silicon valley was mostly orange orchards, and at the offices of Time Inc. in Rockefeller Center in New York City, we used manual typewriters to write stories.  Some early adopters were starting to use electronic typewriters … which were pretty awesome …  Who woulda thunk that  one day it would be possible to make corrections to your manuscript without using whiteout paint?

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