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Typing Services?

Typing Services?

I was at a mailbox center the other day shipping some supplies to Park City in preparation for indieWIRE’s annual Park City coverage when a middle-aged woman entered the store and, with several handwritten pages of legal paper, politely asked if they provided “typing services.” The employee replied that they did not unfortunately.

I was a bit amused at how here I was shipping an iMAC 2Ghz Intel Core Duo desktop computer to use to publish interviews, reviews, blogs, and video coverage for a publication that she would never be able to access. It really reminds you how we belong to a certain segment of the population that takes MySpace, ichatting, downloading music, and watching YouTube for granted when many people still don’t surf the worldwide web and whose Encyclopedia of choice is Britannica, not Wikipedia.

I was going to recommend that she look on Craig’s List for someone that offers typing services, but than of course…

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