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Has Writing Hardware Changed the Role of Research?

Elia, Anthony J.

From a record accelerated speed of 30 hand-written words per minute in the 1850s, to an exponential 120 words-per-minute half a century later, the ability to put thoughts into written words changed the cerebral dynamics of humankind, and set it on a kinesthetic path of self expression, which has not in the least stopped today, but has in fact continued in new ways.

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December 5, 2011