Colemak Keyboard Layout

28 09 2009

I’ve been experimenting with the Colemak keyboard layout the last few weeks or so.  I like it very much.  I do have some comments to share:

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Returning US Citizens – Laptop Computers Confiscated

9 09 2009

Okay, I’m exaggerating, but it seems like it.  If you are a US citizen, travel abroad and return home, your laptop computer can be seized and searched and returned up to 30 days later.  It’s pretty crazy if you ask me.  Anyway, read about it here.



Alternate Keyboard Layouts

3 09 2009

The standard keyboard layout of your computer is called QWERTY. It was invented in the early 1870s to SLOW down your typing – because of the key jamming associated mechanical keyboards of that era.  Unfortunately, modern society has been cursed with this layout.  Are there some better layouts? Yes.

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DVD Quality

28 01 2009

Like most things in life, you get what you pay for.  In the case of quality blank CDs and DVDs, unfortunately it’s a crapshoot.

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Drive Encryption

24 10 2008

If you’re paranoid, then you want to encrypt your hard drive.  Why do this?  Protection — in case someone steals your laptop, external hard drive, etc.  There are several ways to go about this.

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Electronic Communication And Its Subtleties

27 08 2008

In today’s society, it’s easy to isolate yourself and yet still “be in touch” because of electronic communication.  I’d like to discuss some subtle meanings implied when a particular form of communication is used.

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CD/DVD Storage

20 08 2008

I’d like to share some of my opinions about CD/DVD storage options out there.

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Green Your PC

18 08 2008

Here are some tips on making your current PC save energy.

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Mail-Order Tips For HI Residents

16 07 2008

If you live in Hawaii, you want free or nearly-free shipping for mail-order items.  Right?  Of course!  Well, there’s a few tricks that I found out and I’d like to pass them on to you.

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Bargaining With Dell

24 03 2008

I love Dell.  The website is easy to navigate.  Selection is good.  Prices are competitive.  Specials are even better.  Because I’ve purchased quite a few items from Dell over the years: either for myself or on behalf of clients.  I love I’ve learned quite a few tips which I’ll pass on to you.

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