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friday, 29 january 2021

beakl wi'd – the main BEAKL development test bed platform for the past two years has been the Chimera Ergo 42 and Corne 42 key keyboards. They both share the same codebase including all the layers with only a single ... colophon

saturday, 16 january 2021

hex keypad revisited – it has just been a couple days since completing a facelift to the Number Layer to facilitate upper and lower case hexadecimal and Square, Round and Curly Bracket input. Fixing the rolling modifier key issues led ... colophon

daily beakl – the current keyboard layout daily driver is BEAKL Wi**. This page consolidates information which may be ommited from the layout write-up, with inherited layers or features described elsewhere. It is presented so one doesn’t have to ... colophon

friday, 15 january 2021

number pad – BEAKL Wi saw the first changes to the Number Layer after a long history of BEAKL iterations, with the placement of the numbers in their order of frequency—by finger row and column priority. While a radical departure ... colophon

thursday, 14 january 2021

extreme beakl wi – if BEAKL Wi-v is a variant of BEAKL Wi, then.. beakl wi-x is the logical extension of it to the extreme, moving the Z to the pinkie home row and the X to ... colophon

wednesday, 13 january 2021

life list – birders are a broad community, captivated by the flight and fancy of feathered creatures and enchanted by their complex song. The number of bird varieties is endless yet we rarely are aware of their presence ... shadows and light

saturday, 2 january 2021

lazy beakl wi – or shortie pinkie Wi. i came across this keyboard design some time ago which had a distinctively heavier pinkie finger stagger than is commonly found. But as radical as the column stagger appears, i had ... colophon

2021-01-02 – fonts. Fonts. FONTS. Without them, the keyboard layouts detailed here would all be rather moot. At least for me. A sort of the chicken or the egg dilemma. Keyboard keys might caress the fingers but ... the darnedest thing