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Behind the Scenes of Issue 40

Behind the Scenes: Various pieces of original content, lots of progress in the background, Issue 39 follow-up, becoming familiar with my first mechanical typewriter, etc.

Developments

In contrast with past issues, typewriter-related content is overrepresented in this week's selection. Don't worry though, I'm not going to shift the focus of this digest. Besides, as it turns out, we can not just learn a lot from typewriters but also use some of them as a starting point for our mechanical keyboard projects.

My favorite quote this week comes from this entry:

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This is exclusive or early-access content for my supporters on BMC.

If you can't afford supporting this project, don't worry, I might publish parts of these write-ups later.

Btw, the full story is 6700+ characters long and you can read it at: https://www.buymeacoffee.com/dovenyi/behind-scenes-issue-40

Published on Mon 23rd Aug 2021. Featured in KBD #40 (source).


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