RE: Economists challenge the QWERTY myth.

duck (
Sat, 28 Feb 1998 13:19:58 -0500

>and direct mind-machine interfaces are a long, long way
>off (if ever),

I don't know about that. Several times i've thought "this would be the
absolute worst time for my computer to crash," followed five minutes later
by a string of explicatives vile enough to make Ozzy Osborne leave the room.
We just need to find a way to reverse the process.

>so what exactly is going to replace the keyboard? Pen-based
>computing isn't the answer, since a good typist can beat handwriting speeds

I don't know about that either. Rohit moves one hand pretty fast...


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