Luray whiz kid develops computer program

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July 31, 1986 — Keith Henry is devising a program which will allow computers, linked by telephone lines, to draw to each other.

The Luray resident says his program — slated to retail for $95 — will be an ideal tool for architects who need to alter floor plans overnight.

“It will be one of the most sophisticated out on the market,” Henry said recently.

Henry, a soft-spoken rising junior at Luray High School, first dabbled with computers as a sixth- grader at Springfield Elementary School. Five years later, he is a teenage entrepreneur. 

~ From the public archives of the Page News and Courier


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    • I had Apple in school and at home (elementary through college). My dad used Apple at work as a chemist. My brother used Apple with his friends online tying up the phone line for hours. IVM I believe was in a lot of businesses.

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