Scott Kauffman, CEO of SourceForge Inc. (the company behind Slashdot, SF, ThinkGeek and Freshmeat with the Nasdaq ticker LNUX) stopped by Metadot / Das Keyboard during his trip to Texas last week. We spent some time playing with the Das Keyboard and enumerated all the advantages of having an old-style IBM Model M tactile keyboard with mechanical key switches. I [...]Read More
For people spending most their working day on a computer, their typing speed has a direct impact on their productivity. The faster they type the more work gets done. Let’s explore what kind of productivity gain could be achieved by someone typing at 80 wpm v.s. someone hunting and pecking at 30 wpm. Say Bill and Jacques work in the [...]Read More
Many thanks to yatpaysarchives on Youtube for his review; he compares 2 other keyboard to the Das; of course the Das Keyboard is louder, but better! If you have a review video for Das Keyboard, post the link below in the comments!
I came across the following article by Shaan Kirpalani as I was working my way through the internet. It was posted a while ago, but it still rings true. If you don’t have time to read it now, the short answer is: yes. http://www.geek.com/articles/chips/das-keyboard-ultimate-doubles-typing-speed-20081022/ “After hearing about the Das Keyboard Ultimate, I found myself both impressed and slightly annoyed by [...]Read More
Most poeple know that typing speed on a computer keyboard is measured in words per minute (wpm). Since words are not all the same size it would not be fair to measure someone’s typing speed counting the actual number of words taken randomly from a textbook. Consider the following sentences: I often drink coffee. I embrace serendipitous happenings. Sentence #1 [...]Read More