Posts Tagged Under: typing

The Productivity Box: The (Curious) Case for Handwriting

When was the last time, you wrote something by hand rather than typing it on a keyboard or mobile device? In our fast-paced, digital work culture, it can feel like handwriting has become a lost art. Writing by hand is often seen as tedious and inefficient compared to the ease and convenience of typing. Yet, there are many cognitive benefits associated with putting an actual pen to paper.

The Productivity Box: The curious case for handwriting

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Does Anyone Else Type Like You? Probably Not [Study]

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This weekend I attempted to make a boomerang out of hard timber. It took a lot of carving and grinding, which led to me to cripple a thumb. Not permanently, but enough to make me consider taking a carpentry course the next time I get creative.

Bludgeoning aside, I forcefully bent the nail upwards. It will go black within the week. If you’re making a face it’s probably because you’ve been there. Point is: my thumb is now useless, and will be for days to come.

I’m sharing my stupidity misfortune because it made me realize an amazing thing when I arrived at work the next day: I’d never used this thumb to type on a computer keyboard. How do I know this for a fact? Let me explain.

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