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Re: [emacs-humanities] E-ink tablets (was: How do you keep engaged with

From: Göktuğ Kayaalp
Subject: Re: [emacs-humanities] E-ink tablets (was: How do you keep engaged with your writings?)
Date: Wed, 03 Feb 2021 04:29:42 +0300

On 2021-02-02 21:28 +01, M. ‘quintus’ Gülker <post+emacs-humanities@guelker.eu> 
> Am 01. Februar 2021 um 22:47 Uhr +0300 schrieb Göktuğ Kayaalp:
>> I wish there was a way to bring that
>> beauty and comfort to digital land.  E-ink tablets/laptops in the
>> future, maybe?
> https://figbert.com/posts/remarkable-tablet/
> https://lobste.rs/s/cdhgjg/quite_remarkable_device
> It seems to be a fine device for handwriting, but fails if you need to
> view PDFs on it.

Looks like it. I watched eons of videos on this (both remarkable version
and also other similar devices), and if I had the abundance of money I
wouldn’t hesitate to get one just to try for a couple weeks, but yeah,
my impression is, they are fairly good at imitating paper, but fail in
combining the best of both worlds, even less so when it comes to

> Thinking about it: what about an e-ink tablet with an integrated
> detachable bluetooth keyboard that runs Emacs? Use hand scribbling if
> you need the freedom; use keyboard + Emacs if you need all the power.
> I do not think such a device exists yet, unless you jailbreak an
> existing one that has a Bluetooth chip on it.

Yeah, this is more or less what I imagine heaven is like :)

Here are some faux gardens of Eden on Earth tho:


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