Daily Archives: April 2, 2009

A Unicomp Keyboard is THE Best Keyboard I Have Used in the Last Decade.

I am writing this post on my new Unicomp keyboard.

It is THE best keyboard I have used in well over a decade.

Moreover, it CLICKS!

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Mine cost about sixty bucks, and is worth every penny.

Age has its disadvantages, but among the advantages for we aging programmers is that we can recall the days when keyboards were not a pile of mush, but were a pleasure to use.

IBM’s 029 Keypunch had one of the best keyboards I have ever used. The only better ones were also made by IBM. I just search ebay for “ibm 029 keypunch” and found this

Ebay also has a few Selectric typewriters, IBM’s best product ever. See for example this

The Unicomp keyboard. It is fabulous, and you can count click on it.

On Entropy

Each and every day the volume and quality of the memories we share of those who are no longer with us inevitably fade, due to the entropy that is inexorably taking our universe to the last second of its existence.

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