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An Ode to Undo

It’s not what you can do with computers, it’s what you can undo

Photo by Sam Pak on Unsplash

Of all the things you can make with computers, it is perhaps the things you can un-make that I like best.

Delete. Backspace. Close without saving. Edit — Undo. These functions allow you to wipe the slate clean. To backtrack and remove mistakes as if they never happened. Almost all mediums let you make…

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Simon Pitt

Simon Pitt

Media techie, developer, product manager, software person and web-stuff doer. Head of Corporate Digital at BBC, but views my own. More at pittster.co.uk

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