44. The soft machine
Like them or loath them, computers are everywhere and to submit documents not created with software makes you look behind the times.
All new computers now come with a software bundle of some description, but there are no free lunches and you’ll need to go shopping for more.
Computers have become so mainstream that many of us have practically forgotten how to do proper joined-up writing with a pen. There are armies of the very young and very old surfing the web and submitting their ‘What I did on my holidays’ essay in word-processed type. Knowing what software to buy or download can be a minefield; the simple rule is to work with what you know but keep your eyes open for improvements.
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