Typing is hard Posted on July 30, 2002 by Gordon Reading time: < 1 min A colleague was just asking about why we use the QWERTY keyboard system, this prompted discussions about typing, and other keyboard layouts, such as the Dvorak Simplified Keyboard. Do YOU know how QWERTY came about? Neither did I. Share this post:TwitterFacebookPocketEmailLike this:Like Loading... Gordon Long time blogger, geek of many things, random photographer and writer of nonsense. Doing my best to find a balance.