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School Reform and the IBM Selectric

During a recent evening of channel surfing, I stumbled across a great show on the History Channel dealing with the development of the typewriter. I knew some about the history of the typewriter, including the fact that they key placement was designed to slow the typist down so that they machine could keep up and that key jams would be lessened.



The IBM Selectric was a revolution. No more jammed keys! Instead, IBM thought of a new way to make the typewriter work better -- put the… Continue

Added by Tom Welch on January 1, 2009 at 9:14am — 1 Comment

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