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Type Faster by Competing in Races

A fun way to improve your typing speed and accuracy is to join an online typing competition at typrX. This typing competition keeps track of your typing speed, while allowing you to compete against other people, either around the world in public races or with friends in private races. To set up a private race with your friends, follow these simple steps.

  • Once you have a typrX account, click the Create Private Race button on the front page and you’ll be taken to the private race page.
  • From there, copy the track code URL and send it to the friends you want to join the race.
  • You can click the Delay Countdown button to add 10 seconds to the clock if you are waiting on your friend to join the race.

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Over at Slashdot, Vijith Assar interviews early Apple employees Daniel Kottke and Bill Fernandez about the new feature film “Jobs.” It’s a fascinating conversation, with the two of them sharing memories of what the earliest days of Apple were really like, and how the movie’s portrayal of Steve Jobs, Steve Wozniak, and various events in the company’s history spans the gamut between eerily accurate and completely fictitious.favicon follow link