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Before Excel there was VisiCalc: An interview with its creators

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Published on Apr 14, 2015

Believe it or not, there was a time when our computers were incapable of functioning like a calculator, a time before Microsoft Excel.

Enter Dan Bricklin and Bob Frankston, two men who wanted to see their calculators come to life. By creating VisiCalc, the first electronic spreadsheet, that's exactly what they did.

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