IT HAS replaced the humble notepad as the author’s tool of choice, but prolific writers hunched over laptops are beginning to suffer for their art.
Millions told to check in computers and tablets
The battle between man and machine had raged for several months before Lucas Hinch decided that enough was enough. In an alleyway of Colorado Springs, a little before sunset, Mr Hinch shot his Dell
In the mid-1970s computers were still vast intimidating machines found mainly in university laboratories. It was an esoteric world, tended by white-coated boffins translating paper streams of mathematical data loudly spewing out.