The slow death of handwriting

The BBC takes a look at te slow death of handwriting. Some points I fully agree with – I can’t read 15th Century writing either (yet like to think *my* writing is clear; no doubt they thought it too, though)
Yes, I do find I don’t handwrite nearly as much as I used to, though I do still like to – and rather enjoy it when I do it. I wonder, however, if making students handwrite exams is difficult; I now have a few colleagues who get students to use computers for essay papers, as well as for objective testing.
I also have a tablet PC – on which I can handwrite, should I choose to – and it can then turn the handwriting into regular text (maybe I should have written this on that, rather than on the PC!)