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Dec 30, 2020

Macinography 17: The Print Shop

Decades ago, making your own holiday cards was a tedious affair of hand writing and poorly drawing a season’s greeting. What if your new home computer made it easy to design attractive custom cards? You’d make one for everybody—even Uncle Frank. Aldus and Adobe might have led the charge, but Broderbund Software was just as critical to introducing desktop publishing to the masses. But there’s more to this groundbreaking app than banners—it starred in a titanic legal battle to determine the future of software copyright. Tune in to find out.



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00:00:00 - Opening
00:00:37 - Carrying On An Old Family Tradition
00:07:57 - An App For All Seasons
00:20:22 - Knock-Off Effects
00:31:57 - Signed, Sealed, Delivered
00:35:31 - Outtro, Sources, and Credits

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Neonscapes by | e s c p | Music promoted by Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0)

Synthetic Cupcake Parlor by Space Vixen