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My first time on a computer


Betty Parsons has never used a computer.

The 80-year-old tried out SimplicITy, a new system aimed at making it easier for older people to do key things such as emailing and web browsing on a computer.

"It is the visibility that really impresses me", she told Rory Cellan-Jones.


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