re: Is Touch-Typing an Important Skill for Software Developers? VIEW POST

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In theory yes, I would love to...but:
I'm my experience, people who can type write long rambling emails full of extraneous information. Whereas I have spent years learning to trim mine too the absolute minimum. Most of my emails consist of single line answers "done”, ”I'll take a look", etc.

Every word I don't type saves other people reading time.

Work expands to fill the space available, if you can type fast you just end up typing more.

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