Someone asked me what Hypercard is, and I struggled to find a good way to describe why it was so empowering. The thing I missed is that everyone's connection was personal, subjective.
My experience was a tool to make small games and bits of juvenile art, mostly at a computer camp over the summer. This author described using Hypercard for writing professionally: https://archive.org/details/hypercard_writing-with-hypercard
@derek I was a bit too young but what I understood is that it was one of the first tools to make it (relatively) easy to build hypertext contents - a couple of years before the web took over
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