I've grasped the gestalt. Trubek suggests relegating cursive to art class, but removing it to the realm of the exceptional limits our expectations of experiencing beauty in the day-to-day.
A study by the University of Washington found that while writing by hand and by keyboard had some overlap, they utilised different brain functions.
I've placed my own flirtation with calligraphy highly recommended as a means to achieving a legible handwriting into the appropriate context. Cursive handwriting may be declining, such is the march of progress, but its value cannot be understated.
Of course, as Trubek points out, resisting this probable, if not certain, transformation is nothing new. This is an exception. Throughout her history, she offers amusing and insightful comparisons between past and present, preparing the reader for a final discussion of the future of handwriting.
For example, I've typed the [sic] sentence using this feature and as you can see it works quite well and it seems to understand my Scottish accent but it's not quite perfect.
Harmanen says that the most important reason for the change is that cursive handwriting is not used much anymore.