The USBTypewriter™ is a new and
groundbreaking innovation in the field of obsolescence. Lovers of
the look, feel, and quality of old fashioned manual typewriters can
now use them as keyboards for any USB-capable computer, such as a
PC, Mac, or even iPad!
Via Hacker News,
Wow! What a neat idea! As if my IBM Model M
keyboards aren't loud enough, imagine the “clackity-clack-clack” I can
get from my old typewriter:
Intellectual challenge on the one hand … people within 50′ of me
wanting to silence me on the other hand.
You have my permission to link freely to any entry here. Go
ahead, I won't bite. I promise.
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interested in, say 2000/08/01,
so that would make the final URL:
You can also specify the entire month by leaving off the day
portion. You can even select an arbitrary portion of time.
You may also note subtle shading of the links and that's
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using color shading to denote the distance a link is from here. If
you don't notice it, don't worry; it's not all that
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