September 24, 2009

Is Google Today’s QWERTY Keyboard?

Over the years, various studies have shown that the standard QWERTY keyboard layout that we all use is not the most efficient for typing. (In fact, it was originally designed in part to slow down typists.) However, various attempts over the years to introduce more efficient layouts all failed. The QWERTY layout was too ingrained into our typing habits to be supplanted. Similarly, over these last few years we've seen a number of new search engines, all touted as Google-killers...