So it is official, I have my new keyboard!

A few months ago, I ordered a Ginny from and it arrived today.

The build is absolutely beautiful, and after a few minutes struggle I was able to bang out these words. Speed will come with practice, and I am eager to see how limiting myself to writing on a 10 ten key keyboard will affect my experience of writing...

I mean, other than speed. These first few words were brutal. :)


@RussSharek Awesome!

I had not heard of this before, but just looked up and tried out their 'try me' web app thing. I like more than I expected. Chords are fairly intuitive and much easier on the hands.

Thanks for sharing. I have new thing to explore!


Careful, that's what got me hooked too.

I'm currently trying to get my head around flashing the firmware. There's a couple of things that fly WAAAAAY over my head.


@RussSharek Eh, I'm not going to be able to get to deep into it (un)fortunately. A few minutes search didn't turn up a way to get it set up on Linux and I don't use my tablet enough for writing to be worth digging into.

I've got it bookmarked for later, but without a useable option available...


I hear you. It's in that weird spot where it is an idea for an implementation, and very few people have built anything that supports it.

I believe Plover, which is traditionally used for stenography, has a configuration that supports asetniop. Additionally, if you have a fancy programmable keyboard you can create a layer for it.

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