Have you ever wondered how that weird court reporting machine the stenographer uses even works? It’s like a piano-keyboard hybrid. How in the world does the typist write with that thing?
Thankfully, Jean Rohrer explains how the mysterious machine works in this trending video.
What’s the point of this extravagant typing machine as a oppose to traditional keyboard?
Jean explains that the average professional QWERTY keyboard typist can write at 60 words a minute. However, the average court reporter can type at a blazing 225 words a minute–a big difference that is necessary to record those fast paced arguments in court.
“I think we all have always wanted to know this. But this broke my brain,” says YouTuber Chook Alana.
We couldn’t agree more.