Technology changes how authors write, but the big impact isn’t on their style

Matthew Kirschenbaum, University of Maryland “Our writing instruments are also working on our thoughts.” Nietzsche wrote, or more precisely typed, this sentence on a Malling-Hansen Writing Ball, a wondrous strange contraption that looks a little like a koosh ball cast in brass and studded with typewriter keys. Depressing a key plunged a lever with theContinue reading “Technology changes how authors write, but the big impact isn’t on their style”