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It’s time for Caps Lock to die

MAKING THE CASE FOR REPLACING CAPS LOCK

Daniel Colin James
May 25, 2019 · 5 min read

WHY DOES IT EVEN EXIST?

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A drawing of a keyboard including the CAP key from the original patent

IT’S NOT USEFUL ANY MORE

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IT’S REALLY ANNOYING

“Typing in all caps is perceived as an accident, an affront or a call for help.”

— Kashmir Hill

WHAT SHOULD REPLACE IT?

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An image from a patent filed by Apple

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Daniel Colin James

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Daniel Colin James

Written by

dcj.dev 🌐 Writing code at IBM and words at Microsoft. Editor in chief at forwardtick.com and givebat.com. Endlessly curious. Rarely serious. Follow me!

Forward Tick

Do you hear that? It’s the future, and it’s happening one second at a time. Follow us to understand it.

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