Famous Authors and Their Typewriters

Flavorwire has compiled a really cool slideshow of classic authors (such as Ernest Hemingway, above) and their typewriters. There's something so nostalgic about seeing them peering at their Underwoods, their Royals, their Olivettis. Do you think in 50 years, we'll look at pictures of authors toiling over their MacBooks the same way?


Photo from Life magazine.

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maybe in 150 years, but not in 50. The modern laptop has a form similar to a typewriter, so it is the electronic versus the primitive mechanical. However, what they will use in the future will also be electronic, so the visual cue of the laptop's primitiveness will have to be more distinct – perhaps as typing in mid-air or thinking words onto the screen.
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