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The typewriter isn't dead in New Delhi

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the typewriter has been obsolete for decades now, but in the courts of New Delhi, it's still an indispensable tool because it requires no electricity.


Throughout most of the world, people moved from typewriters to computers decades ago. In fact, the benefits of word processors are so enormous, it's easy to forget that a computer isn't always the best tool for the job. Electricity isn't provided in New Delhi's courts, so the mechanical typing machine of yore and the skills required to use it are indispensable. You might think typing is something nearly any modern person can do, but how many times do you press the backspace key or misspell a word?