First released in 1995, Microsoft “Bob” was basically software that “provided a new, nontechnical interface to desktop computing operations.” TheScreenSavers segment after the jump.

Bob included various office suite programs such as a finance application, and a funny word processor. The user interface was designed to be helpful to novice computer users, but many saw its methods of assistance as too cute and involved

First released in 1995, Microsoft “Bob” was basically software that “provided a new, nontechnical interface to desktop computing operations.” TheScreenSavers segment after the jump.

Bob included various office suite programs such as a finance application, and a funny word processor. The user interface was designed to be helpful to novice computer users, but many saw its methods of assistance as too cute and involved