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Why typewriters beat computers

The BBC offers a pleasant bit of retrophilia. (Thanks for the link, Robert.) Mrs Huggins tried using a computer about 15 years ago and the memory is still raw. “I had four pages of instructions I had to learn, to send [my previous employers] the stories. Then the blooming thing blew up and they told me that it was my fault, and it wasn’t, it just burnt out.” She says…