I try to learn how to type fast and have managed to learn a lot. I am quite good at typing english text now. I do a lot of programmation though and if QWERTY seems fitted for english text, it doesn't ...
Was listening to this podcast about OSX Lion and it mentioned that the new trackpad gestures are much more memorable than keyboard shortcuts, especially for "average" users. Which seems to resonate ...
How effective is the Dvorak keyboard layout (or other alternative layouts) at improving efficiency/productivity at the computer? Has any research been done on improved typing speed or productivity?