"For the first time, I no longer have a copy of Microsoft Word installed on either of my computers. That\'s some change. I wrote my first two books, and many hundreds of articles, in Word. But I\'m writing my third book in an inexpensive yet wonderful piece of Mac-only software written by a single person instead of a Ã¢â¬Åbusiness unitÃ¢â¬Â at Redmond. Scoured of Word, my computers feel clean, refreshed, relieved of a hideous and malign burden. How did it come to this?"