In the Economist.com
Who would have thought that the pen could stand–let alone need–any further innovation? In its long history, it has evolved from a sharpened stick scraping cuneiform on tablets of Sumerian clay to become, in turn, a quill, a metal-tipped implement, a ball-point and a felt-nib. What is there possibly left for it to evolve into?
I know this! A sharpened stick to scratch graffiti onto a palm. We’re back to the beginning folks.
pretty cool article, anyhoo….