Tuesday, July 05, 2016

Typewriters and Word Processors

Typewriter Video Series Episode 23: Typewriters and Word Processors

(1)The Atlantic article
(2)Track Changes by Matthew Kirschenbaum

"Paperwork Explosion" by Jim Henson


Post-Script: Here are links to several past episodes of the Typewriter Video Series that I might not have mentioned herein.

Episode 20:

Episode 21:

Episode 22:

Should you be interested in photography and video, there are also newer videos on those subjects as well. Thank you for your readership.

Typecast via (appropriately enough) Smith-Corona Coronet Automatic 12.

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Blogger Phil said...

I guess it depends upon your definition of word processor, but I've always considered the Flexowriter as the first word processor. They were used by the White House during World War II to notify next of kin of servicemen who died in the war. (Perhaps I am prejudiced as I own 3 of them).

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