“Jay Leno did a text off between two text messengers and two Morse coders (Here’s a video in Microsoft Windows Media format). The Morse coders handily beat the young whippersnappers with time to spare .. It might be a fun phone app to make a Morse code messenger, if you kept your headset in and had an external sender, could be interesting. Perhaps a Morse code Skype device…”
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While I’m sure this little jape was all for a bit of fun, there’s certainly something to be learned.
Principally, old technology often has a place within the new.
Is using Morse code any less intuitive than tapping out on the same keys to generate different character sequences?
I think there’s a lot to be learned from this…