The Story Behind QWERTY – Why Keyboards Aren’t in Alphabetical Order

Believing back to my middle school typing class (done on electrical typewriters, not computer systems) I keep in mind questioning why the keyboard wasnt organized in alphabetical order. I knew that the answer was related to the frequency of use of particular letters and also the early limitations of typewriter keyboard setups.

CNNs The Story Behind QWERTY describes the origins of the QWERTY keyboard and why it is still the requirement on computer system keyboards today..

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