He makes a convincing argument against staggered, and the first comment sums it up:
Once I learned why the staggered is the way it is (to avoid jamming a typewriter), my brain was raging until I finally got meself an ortho board. It’s 2020 people, probably time to get rid of your typewriter keyboards.
Anyone got an Ortholinear keyboard? Do you prefer it? Does it make a big difference?