SourceForge CEO Gets Enthusiastic Typing On Das Keyboard

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 [...]

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Does the Das Keyboard Really Increase Your Typing Speed?

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 [...]

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Typing Speed Explained

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 [...]

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