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Archive for January, 2010
More “Things That Drive Me Nuts”

I don’t know what “genius” figured having corporate parties after business hours or on weekends was in any way a good idea. How is it a good idea to ask your employees to take an evening out of their lives to spend even more time with the coworkers in some enforced “fun” filled venture? It’s […]

The iPad

First off, hate the name. iSlate would have been better, especially as this is truly a clean slate for many applications and how people will interact with a computer. Now, I’ve been reading all kinds of rants from folks on the web about the iPad. I think they’re all full of it. The iPad represents […]

Convenience

How I wish the media firms would come to their senses and realize that the consumer isn’t their enemy and that what the consumer wants is convenience. I really would love to rid my house of DVDs, CDs, magazines, etc. and have most of that stuff digital. Books, at least for me, are the sole […]

Of Mice and Keyboards

Going on more than 30 years of dealing with keyboards I’ve gotten fairly picky. Same holds for mice. Keyboards, that major interaction device with the computer, is something a lot of people are very passionate about. I know I tend to get more than a little agitated whenever I have to go buy a new […]

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