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

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

Believing back to my middle school typing class (done on electric typewriters, not computers) I keep in mind questioning why the keyboard wasnt organized in alphabetical order. I understood that the response was related to the frequency of use of particular letters and also the early constraints of typewriter keyboard setups.

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