1979: Will WORD PROCESSORS start a HOME WORKING revolution? | Past Predictions

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Luke Casey examines the impact of the microprocessor in the workplace. Already, the adoption of word processors and text editing software in offices has been shown to provide massive efficiency boosts. Could sophisticated networking systems – using existing telephone wires to allow microprocessors to communicate with one another – spell the end of office work altogether, enabling employees to work effectively from home?

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