Notes and Reflections on Books and Media
by Hannah Leitheiser
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The Friendly Orange Glow: The Untold Story of the PLATO System and the Dawn of Cyberculture
"In 9 months, [Tenczar] had managed to get three interactive pages up in a lesson, 'and I was as top-notch as they could ever expect in a programmer to do this type of thing'....In the spring of 1967...an idea came to him." - Brian Dear, The Friendly Orange Glow: The Untold Story of the PLATO System and the Dawn of Cyberculture (2017)
The idea was a simplified language he called Tutor.