Updated: 09/15/2017 by Computer Hope
Name: August Dvorak
Born: May 5, 1894
Death: October 10, 1975 (Age: 81)
- Educational psychologist and professor of education best known for creating the Dvorak Simplified keyboard layout in the 1930s.
- Study demonstrated that Dvorak speeds were 74 percent faster than their QWERTY speeds, and their accuracies had increased by 68 percent.
- Typewriting Behavior (1936).