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Visual Programming

Douglas Rushkoff, in his new book Program or Be Programmed: Ten Commands for a Digital Age, talks about the why it’s important for people to understand programming: “Whoever holds the keys to programming ends up building the reality in which the rest of us live.” It’s a far-reaching statement, but one I’ve believed for a […]

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Keyboard Refinements

After my post about the fluidity of using the Symbolics keyboard, I thought Phil Gyford’s recent post about typing speeds on different devices, Pen v keyboard v Newton v Graffiti v Treo v iPhone, was very cool. As an experiment, he entered the same paragraph of text into using six different devices to see which […]