Fang Talks

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Backspace

I don’t think I’ve ever used it as much as recently.

As I wrote yesterday (though the post may have shown up for you only recently because of a typo) working with a new keyboard can be quite the adventure. Not always fast-paced, mind you. For every few keys you type you need to hit that backspace a couple of times, and that ends up slowing you down significantly.

Something I also noticed, and actually took me by surprise even though it really shouldn’t have, is that typing into a trainer is way different than typing off the top of your head. Not only do you not get to see the text you want to type, you also have to split cognitive load between remembering the flow of your sentence and figuring out your next keystroke fast enough to not stall and lose rhythm.

And trying to keep that rhythm going despite repetitive failure is really hard!
~ Fang

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