It’s been a few weeks since I started playing around with Google Spreadsheets, as an alternative to Microsoft Excel. What’s odd is how, when Google is about all things touch screen, and Microsoft’s heritage is in computers with real keyboards and mice, that Excel feels more suitable for a touchscreen. ‘Twasn’t always so.
All my life, it seems I’m staring at spreadsheets. Mostly, that means Microsoft Excel. In 2007 Microsoft radically changed the appearance and menus of Excel (cue much wailing and gnashing of teeth) and I began to wonder if I should use something else. Familarity breeds contempt, after all. Conversely, lots of people who use one […]