Mitch Kapor, the founder of the Lotus Development Corporation, talks about his personal education and his various pre-computer and early computing activities. He covers the creation of Tiny Troll which later became VisiTrend and VisiPlot which were marketed by Personal Software along with VisiCalc. He discusses working for Personal Software and his reasons for leaving and then starting Lotus Development. He goes into some detail about the specification and development of Lotus 1-2-3 and its great success in the marketplace. He describes some of the other products developed at Lotus and his leaving the company. He tells about his role as "godfather" to Lotus Notes. He concludes by discussing some of his projects and interests since leaving Lotus.