Ever Wonder Who Invented the Spreadsheet? Hear the Story.

Photo credit: TED.com

In 1979 Dan Bricklin (current MassTLC Board of Trustee member) and his friend Bob Frankston invented the first electronic spreadsheet, VisiCalc. In a recent TED Talk, Dan explains how frustration with homework in a business class led him to develop a radically new solution.

Listen to his talk here