Modern technology made many professions obsolete – but that is the price of progress. However, some technologies actually made peoples’ jobs easier. Up until 1982, drafters used to do all of their plans by hand – but then came AutoCAD. About 12 years later, it was already being used worldwide and made drawing plans by hand a thing of the past. Huge tables and many measuring tools were no longer required – all you needed was a computer.
Check out a collection of vintage pictures of drafters creating plans by hand in the gallery below!
Some people had mixed opinions about the introduction of AutoCAD