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A Modern Typewriter

The saying "less is more" is an apt description of the AlphaSmart NEO, an electronic typing machine designed to allow writers to get on with the task of writing. It eschews all of the fancy options you'd expect to find in a word processor. In fact, with a default configuration the display is limited to four lines of 44 characters and in any case the NEO makes for a poor text editor but what it lacks in features it makes up for with an emphasis on simplicity that is surprisingly effective as a tool to channel your creative outlet.

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My name is Matt Adams. I'm currently employed as a full-time firefighter with a major metropolitan fire department in Alberta, Canada. My previous career track was in software development and I've remained involved in various technology projects to this day. My wife and I are amateur sailors aspiring to greater voyages. My operating system of choice is FreeBSD.

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