Dmitri posed various questions about the longest words which could be typed on the different rows of the typewriter keyboard
, words which could be typed entirely by the left hand, and words which could be typed entirely by the right hand.
Owerkywriter is "an external keyboard with USB and Bluetooth connectivity that looks just like a manual typewriter keyboard
," Axelbank wrote.
QWERTY: This keyboard is similar on mobile phones to the traditional typewriter keyboard
invented in the late 1870s and enables a faster typing speed.
Thanks to a series of micro-switches and a lot of intricate fussing on LaRiccia's part, the typewriter keyboard
actually controls the computer.
designer has created a USB Typewriter conversion kit that allows computer users to type on their machines using an old-school typewriter keyboard
, reports the Daily Mail.
Anyone who knows the computer world well knows the name of engineer Steve Wozniak, who in 1975 came up with the idea of blending computer circuitry with a typewriter keyboard
and video screen to create the first PC.
As a young trainee reporter I sweated for hours over learning to touch type on a blacked-out manual typewriter keyboard
Tenner picks up the slack by explaining, for instance, how touch-typing followed the development of the typewriter keyboard
and how different types of footwear affect a walker's gait.
The archetypal example, cited by nearly all adherents of the lock-in hypothesis, is the standard typewriter keyboard
, whose QWERTY layout is supposedly vastly inferior to alternatives that were developed later.
In his wonderful book, "Guns, Germs, and Steel," Jared Diamond explains how the typewriter keyboard
came to be designed to be intentionally inefficient.
When they converted to electronic typesetting, Van Dyne had to learn to type in order to keep his job, since the Linotype keyboard differed from the typewriter keyboard
used by the new electronic typesetters.