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americacomesalive.com/2009/10/13/why-our-21st-century-keyboards-retain-vestiges-of-the-past

The design of the keyboard was patented by one of the inventors of the first typewriter, a fellow named Christopher Sholes, a newspaper editor and printer who ...

site.xavier.edu/polt/typewriters/tw-history.html

But the first typewriter proven to have worked was built by the Italian Pellegrino Turri ... The keyboard was probably designed to separate frequently-used pairs of  ...

mashable.com/2012/09/18/qwerty-keyboard

Sep 18, 2012 ... Does the arrangement of letters on a keyboard baffle you? Well, it's been that way since Christopher Sholes invented the typewriter in 1868 ...

visionlaunch.com/who-invented-the-qwerty-keyboard

Apr 19, 2014 ... Before you discover the answer to who invested the QWERTY keyboard, let's talk about first QWERTY keyboard. QWERTY is the most popular ...

www.makeuseof.com/tag/a-history-of-keyboard-layouts-is-qwerty-lagging-behind

Back in the 1860s, an inventor devised and patented a writing machine that ... Contrary to popular belief, QWERTY was not the first keyboard layout, even for ...

www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2013/05/the-lies-youve-been-told-about-the-origin-of-the-qwerty-keyboard/275537

May 3, 2013 ... The first time I heard the lie, I was in fifth grade. ... That layout was called QWERTY, he explained, and it had been created to slow typists down.

www.mit.edu/~jcb/Dvorak/history.html

Jul 16, 2001 ... The first practical typewriter was invented by Christopher Latham Sholes ... common pairs of letters were spread fairly far apart on the keyboard.

www.webopedia.com/TERM/Q/QWERTY_keyboard.html

The name derives from the first six characters on the top alphabetic line of the ... keyboard was designed in 1868 by Christopher Sholes, the inventor of the ...

www.historyofinformation.com/expanded.php?id=2503

The Sholes & Glidden Type Writer, with the First QWERTY Keyboard (1873 ... which Sholes invented in 1873, was named the Sholes QWERTY keyboard, and is ...

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