New Fords to Be Full of Knobs

1999 Ford Crown Victoria LX interior dash Courtesy Ford Motor Company

Some things, you don’t mess with. Telephones have 12 keys arranged in four rows of three—and they always will. (I’m looking at you, 11-year-old Nokia phone.) Video-game controllers always have four buttons arranged in a diamond. The efforts of August Dvorak aside, I am writing this post on a keyboard with the traditional QWERTY layout.

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