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Augmented Reality Palm Keyboard

In the past, science fiction writers imagined physical keyboards attached, implanted or tattooed on our bodies. Here's another way to do it.

Science fiction fans recall John Varley, in particular Steel Beach:

Call me old-fashioned. I'm the only reporter I know who still uses his handwriter except to take notes…I snapped the fingers of my left hand…Three rows of four colored dots appeared on the heel of my left hand. By pressing the dots in different combinations with my fingertips I was able to write the story in shorthand, and watch the loops and lines scrawl themselves on a strip of readout skin on my wrist...
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