I’m going to let you in on a secret. Becoming a computer guru isn’t actually that hard. In fact it doesn’t even require a lot of brains. Here’s the secret:

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This is a bit tongue-in-cheek of course, perhaps even a bit unkind, but it raises a serious point. Most people are perfectly capable of learning computer skills — even programming. At any age. Don’t be intimidated. Keep trying. Read the help, even if you don’t fully understand it. You’ll find that you have some small successes, and those lead to small insights, and before you know it, it will start to make sense.