If you’re old enough to remember life before smart devices, you’ll remember this thing called a typewriter. You’d push letters to spell out words and make sentences. When you made a mistake, you’d had to go back and manually fix it or use “White Out.” It was laborious and certainly inefficient.
Word processors and computers came along and made things a bit easier. The delete key was a godsend and the cursor allowed us to insert text when we inadvertently left out words.
But smart devices would prove that was only the beginning.