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February 19, 2009

laundry board to typewriter to computer


This blog post is a short meditation on the writing systems of journalists. One (aged 77) first takes notes on "laundry board" & then transfers to a typewriter & then to a computer. Clive Thompson points out that taking notes in longhand forces him to make choices *as* he writes, while taking notes on a computer allows him to note everything, and then make those kinds of filtering choices later.

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Posted by      Rachel L. at 12:17 PM EST

Comments:

  zaiya m.  says:
It will be very easy for him to filter out the meaningful sentences from the notes when he tries to copy it to the computer. nursing homes pasadena Even though it is a time consuming he can make a good choice from here.
Posted on Wed, 1 Jul 2020 4:54 AM EDT by zaiya m.

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