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 Why are the letters on a keyboard organized the way they are?

Answer do a google search on the history of the QWERTY keyboard. To give you a head start, they were arranged that way because it was felt with early typewriters that this arrangement of key hammers (the ... Read More »
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Why are the letters on a keyboard placed as they are?

Lore has it that it is placed that way to make typing harder/slower so that the old mechanical typewriters could "keep up" with the typing speeds of the typists. The long arms that had the letter... Read More »
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Why are the letters on the keyboard arranged the way they are?

Read about it here:http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/QWERTY
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How did they get the order of the letters on the QWERTY keyboard layout?

The QWERTY keyboard layout was designed so that successive keystrokes would alternate sides of the keyboard so as to avoid jams in manual typewriters. First designs of manual typewriters using keyb... Read More »
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This is kind of random, but why are computer keyboard letters set up the way they are?

The QWERTY keyboard layout was designed so that successive keystrokes would alternate sides of the keyboard so as to avoid jams in manual typewriters. First designs of manual typewriters using keyb... Read More »
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