OK, now I really feel old

Having grown up during the dawn of the personal computer, I could essentially understand the analog world of my parents. But kids today are growing up in a world so digital that they really can't imagine the old analog ways. Today, my son (10) asked me about manual typewriters.

Son: Dad, when you were a kid did they still have those keyboards where you type on the keyboard, and it makes a stamp press ink onto a page?

Me: Yeah, they're called manual typewriters. That's how I learned to type.

Son: Really? If you had computers, why did anyone use those typewriters?

xkcd says it all.

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