"I have never had an accident where I have pressed a button and accidentally sent seven chapters into cyberspace, never to be seen again. And have you ever tried to hack into my typewriter? It is very secure," says author Frederick Forsyth. In the computer age, people still love typewriters
. BBC News Magazine examines why, with some interesting comments after the article. Via.
posted by amyms
on Jun 5, 2008 -
At least it will sound like I'm furiously busy as I fritter away the rest of the afternoon racing. TypeRacing
posted by BoatMeme
on Apr 24, 2008 -
is a six minute typing game that pulls random words from a large dictionary (and during one section, random letters). I like it because it plays cool percussion hits when you make a mistake, and because sections of it test your left hand and right hand separately. (via)
posted by Kwine
on Jun 17, 2007 -
dlog is a new document visualization system that attempts to show writing not as a static document but a progression of frames over time.
I find the suspense of the process mesmerising/delightful. I'm surprised it hasn't been trashed.
posted by tellurian
on Feb 13, 2007 -
The Typing Explosion.
"These poets are good, sometimes even great, proving that musicians, dancers and actors aren't the only ones who can improvise their way into art." Ingenious, or simply deviceful recreation??
posted by protocool
on Jun 1, 2002 -