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EX Machina

Psst. Wanna buy a great typewriter? I’ve got one cheap. But before you leap for your telephone, here’s a little secret not too many people know. The Silver Reed EX-42 electronic typewriter […]

The World According to Sharp

Although Sharp owed its initial success, and eventually its name¹, to the Ever-Sharp Mechanical Pencil, it was the calculator that really transformed its fortunes. In 1981 (according to Sharp’s corporate history at www.sharp-world.com) the […]

IBM Drop the Ball

Typewriter sales accounted for a rapidly diminishing portion of IBM’s profits in 1982, but since they continued to dominate the world of mainframe computing and were at the forefront of the personal […]