No, That Pc Isn't Crashing It Just Sounds That Way

When pioneer computer hacker Ted Nelson was developing products for computer maker Datapoint Corp. 10 years ago, he had a great idea for improving office computers: Have them use sound effects to give workers audible feedback. When deleting a computer file, for instance, why not hear it disappear with a loud "kaboom" or a gentle "bonk"? That would make work more fun, Nelson figured, and confirm that the computer had done what you wanted it to.

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