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

May 3, 2013 ... The QWERTY keyboard did not spring fully formed from Christopher Sholes, the first person to file a typewriter patent with the layout. Rather, it formed over ... That is to say, the lesson of the QWERTY story remains the resilience of a design created for an outmoded technology's dictates. QWERTY is still an ...

www.typematrix.com/support/dvorak.php

In 1872, when Christopher Sholes invented the first practical typewriter, he was faced with a serious problem: his typists constantly jammed their machines. They were typing too fast. Because typewriting mechanisms were bulky and heavy, those early machines were designed to be typed using only the two index fingers,  ...

ezinearticles.com/?Electronic-Keyboards---Their-History-and-Development&id=6318537

Jun 1, 2011 ... Lee De Forrest, the self-styled "Father Of Radio," was the next major contributor to the development of the electronic keyboard. In 1906 he invented the triode electronic valve or "audion valve." The audion valve was the first thermionic valve or "vacuum tube," and De Forrest built the first vacuum tube ...

www.thefamouspeople.com/profiles/christopher-latham-sholes-7641.php

Oct 25, 2017 ... Christopher Latham Sholes was an American inventor. He is known as the " Father of the Typewriter" as he invented the QWERTY keyboard. Though he was not the first inventor of a device that aided in impressing letters mechanically on papers, as such inventions dated back as early as 1714 by Henry Mill ...

gizmodo.com/how-the-piano-was-invented-1681762595

Jan 26, 2015 ... Before Cristofori invented the piano, there was a decided lack of a stringed instrument with a keyboard that offered a range of musical expression and ... an inventory of de Medici's musical instruments from 1700 reveals that the first piano was created by this date, though originally called an "arpicimbalo":.

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

Aug 18, 2010 ... Who Invented The QWERTY Keyboard. QWERTY_keyboard The QWERTY keyboard is the default keyboard used with computers, named after the first 6 letters on its top left side. The QWERTY design was not actually for computer keyboard design, and instead goes back much further than that. American ...

inventhelp.com/archives/11-12/inventhelp-newsletter-november-2012/who-invented-multitouch

However, just like the graphical user interface in the first Macintosh, Steve Jobs and Apple did not invent multi-touch technology. Rather, it was a slow progression of ... Flip Keyboard – Bill Buxton. The multi-touch pad you see on today's Macbooks had its origins in a multi-touch pad integrated into the bottom of a keyboard.

www.livescience.com/32304-why-are-keyboards-qwerty.html

Mar 20, 2010 ... The arrangement of the first six letters in the top alphabet row of a standard keyboard QWERTY goes way back. The layout was created in 1873 when Christopher Latham Sholes made improvements to his earlier typewriter models in order to design a quicker and more efficient typewriter for E. Remington ...

www.google.com/patents/US4449024

May 15, 1984 ... This invention relates in general to a keyboard assembly, and more particularly to a backlighted illuminated keyboard useful where poor light situations exist, and still ..... US6199996, Aug 26, 1998, Mar 13, 2001, Twenty-First Century Technology, Inc. Low power, low cost illuminated keyboards and keypads.