Andrea Lewis (Microsoft)

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Andrea Lewis was Microsoft's first technical writer, joining in 1977,[1] and among the group of eleven early employees who posed for an iconic staff portrait taken in Albuquerque in 1978. She had previously edited the monthly newsletter, Computer Notes, for Microsoft's first customer Micro Instrumentation and Telemetry Systems (MITS). She left the company in 1983. She is now a freelance writer and she helped build a literary center, Richard Hugo House, named after poet Richard Hugo.[2]

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  1. ^ James Wallace, Jim Erickson. Hard drive: Bill Gates and the making of the Microsoft empire. p. 126. 
  2. ^ "When Microsoft was local -- how its first 11 employees fared". The Albuquerque Tribune. Archived from the original on 17 October 2006. Retrieved 18 August 2015. 

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