John Titor said that in 2036 we would be using old school manual typewriters once more. This does not make any sense. Still, here we are in 2017 typing on a tiny little smartphone screen. Frankly, that makes even less sense. Perhaps, in the future, our electrical power grid is gone. He was talking about a global nuclear war. Still, using a manual typewriter requires resources. For example, you need ribbon and paper. Getting those might not be so easy... after a major war. Taken From John Titor Time travler. Saying things like they use manual typewriters because computer printers did not work well on 12-volt batteries. Taken From John Titor - Worldline 2036 John says a mechanical typewriter is a major machine again in the future and the Internet still exists and is widely used. Actually, what I said was, ".you may be surprised at how many people use typewriters." I don't understand the conflict. What's wrong with typewriters? At least you don't have to plug them in.