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?
I can maintain a speed of 140 wpm in freeform typing, I wonder if I can push it a little further. Is it worth learning the Dvorak at this point?
I notice that it is often disruptive for me, to leave the "typewriter" section of my computer keyboard to jump to the arrow keys, e. g. for navigation up/down in a list or dropdown menu (e. g. when ...