Pc professionals will need to have good reasoning and logical problem solving skills, be observant, alert to detail and tenacious in pursuing problems to completion. At MIT, researchers start experimenting with direct keyboard enter to computers, a precursor to right now´s regular mode of operation. Sometimes, laptop users of the time fed their programs into a computer using punched cards or paper tape. Doug Ross wrote a memo advocating direct access in February. Ross contended that a Flexowriter – an electrically-managed typewriter – connected to an MIT pc might function as a keyboard input device due to its low value and adaptability. An experiment performed 5 months afterward the MIT Whirlwind computer confirmed how helpful and handy a keyboard enter device could possibly be.