Tag Archives: Handwriting

How Typewriters Changed Everything | JSTOR Daily

Voice recognition technology is beginning to compete with typing. Would the end of typing change the business world forever?

“After decades of development, voice recognition technology is beginning to compete with typing when it comes to sending texts, interacting with computers, and even writing whole articles. The end of typing could shake things up, judging from how much typing changed the world when it was first introduced.”

Source: How Typewriters Changed Everything | JSTOR Daily

The Death of Cursive Writing | Vitae

Image: poster of The Mystery of Handwriting, a Handbook of Graphology, 1896 / Archie Gunn, artist.
Image: poster of The Mystery of Handwriting, a Handbook of Graphology, 1896 / Archie Gunn, artist.
Sad and mostly true, I suspect.. not sure why we ever thought not teaching students to write down something *in their own handwriting* was not something they would need, in life.. Perhaps humans do not need to ever write anything down anymore, or read anyone else’s handwriting, now that we have *smartphones* 🙂

“But now I’m starting to think the problem isn’t simply my imprecise handwriting, but that some students can’t read cursive at all.”

Source: The Death of Cursive Writing | Vitae