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Six major problems blamed on Microsoft Office
Posted: 04/22/2013 10:04:05 AM EDT
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Six major problems Microsoft Office was blamed for
An influential academic paper about the risks of high national debt appears to have been wrong in part due to a coding error in Microsoft Excel.This is no small spreadsheet problem. The paper has been cited routinely by lawmakers and opinion makers calling for smaller deficits.Liberal economist Paul Krugman, who has argued that concern about deficits is overblown, sarcastically referred to the paper as causing "the Excel depression."But it's not the first time the Microsoft Office suite - Excel, Word, ...
"Six major problems Microsoft Office was blamed for"
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