1983: Lotus Development Corporation begins selling its spreadsheet application for Microsoft DOS, called 1-2-3. 1-2-3 was not the first spreadsheet application — it was preceded by VisiCalc. But 1-2-3 quickly became the most popular, helping to boost sales of IBM PCs and PC clones, all of which ran DOS, and facilitating the rapid rise of […]
Here’s a snapshot of what I’ve been working on the past two years. Page views on Wired’s Gadget Lab blog, 2007-2008: In the past year, our monthly traffic has increased more than 3x. Gadget Lab is currently the #20 blog in Technorati’s index of the top-ranked blogs worldwide: Gadget Lab Technorati profile.