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Oliver Iskandar Banks

Oliver Iskandar Banks is an undergraduate student. He studies philosophy and politics. When not writing or thinking about writing, he is usually found with his nose in a book. His interests span the humanities and social sciences. When devoid of reading material, he usually resorts to playing classical piano, having a crack at modern art, or cooking elaborate meals.

Building keyboard to quell lockdown boredom

A picture of an aestheticized custom mechanical keyboard

Keyboards may seem niche, but under lockdown, niche hobbies are on the rise. Parts are sold out everywhere online, and because there are only a few retailers that cater to the keyboard community, this completely restricts supply. In a world where so many of us are living half our lives through computers, many it seems have decided to treat their fingers to something nice.