October 31, 2012
Is This the End for Handwriting?
Kit Eaton, Fast Company
A few weeks ago the Guardian newspaper published an extract from Philip Hensher's book The Lost Art Of Handwriting (and Why It Still Matters). It's a fascinating read, and the irony of the piece's presentation was rather delicious: An article lamenting the slow disappearance of penmanship at the hand of the computer, published in a printed newspaper that represents an industry sitting beneath the same technological Damoclean sword.