Tag: technology

  • Puck Mouse

    An elegant weapon for a more civilized age.

  • Keyboard

    Someone on our street discarded one of my favorite keyboards. Sad.

  • Phone Graveyard

    The office PDX was replace with a VoIP system, but they’re still collecting the old handsets.

  • Captain Picard Doesn’t Have an iPad

    It should be of no surprise to any of you that I am a huge Trekkie. You are probably also aware that I am a total MacAddict. What better binding of bailiwicks than to blather about both? Star Trek has been at various times credited with inspiring a number of modern gadgets, including the mobile…

  • iPad First Reactions


    Author’s Note This post was originally drafted in April 2010, after I got the first generation iPad. For some reason I never posted it and it’s been sitting in my draft for 14 years. With the May 2024 iPad event I thought it would be fun to dig it out. Looks like I never linked…

  • Is the iPad for me?


    What’s the question? Like every other critic and salivating fanboy, I feel compelled to chime in on yesterday’s religious experience in which The Steve descended from on high bearing a tablet. However, this is not a review, but merely a (lengthy) answer to a simple question: is the iPad for me? I won’t be talking…

  • Two Kinds of Flaky


    In March, I bought a pair of Logitech Cordless Trackman Optical trackballs. I love the ergonomics on them, even for FPS gaming. It only took a week or two to adjust from a mouse, and some minor forearm and elbow strain that came with extra long days at work went away. Unfortunately, my work looked…