Re: OT: computer keyboard advertisement mentions Quenya
|From:||Mark J. Reed <markjreed@...>|
|Date:||Friday, February 29, 2008, 0:26|
They've had touchscreens for a lot longer than 25 years.
Ans who else remembers light pens, the poor man's touch screen? :)
On 2/28/08, firstname.lastname@example.org <li_sasxsek@...> wrote:
Mark J. Reed <markjreed@...>
> > [mailto:CONLANG@listserv.brown.edu] On Behalf Of Benct Philip Jonsson
> > Sent: Thursday, February 28, 2008 3:37 PM
> > To: CONLANG@listserv.brown.edu
> > Subject: Re: computer keyboard advertisement mentions Quenya
> > li_sasxsek@NUTTER.NET skrev:
> > >> [mailto:CONLANG@listserv.brown.edu] On Behalf Of Abel Chiaro
> > >
> > >> li_sasxsek wrote:
> > >>> I had an idea like this many years ago, but using a flat touch
> > > panel.
> > >> Hmm, something like this? :-)
> > >>
> > >> http://www.artlebedev.com/everything/optimus-tactus/
> > >
> > > Yes, that's the idea I had about 25+ years ago. It's surprising it
> > > took someone this long to turn it into reality.
> > >
> > They had to invent the touch-screen first.
> They had touch screens back then.