I'm working a new piece of fiction. Feel free to drop by and tell me what you think.
Hopefully 2006 will be a better year for everyone than 2005 has been.
I've been working on some fiction as part of a game mod I'll be releasing later. If any of you slashdotters are NWN fans, bop over and take a look. Feedback is always appreciated.
The article linked sure seemed more background noise than information, but it's about time this starts seeing some air time.
Ironic that I was asleep when it was approved.
But no surprise, considering where I live.
Wonder whether the UWB muckraking yesterday will go.
What is it with the entire geek culture and touch typing? It seems these days that if you don't have at least 8 fingers on the keyboard, and a whopping speed of 60+ wpm as a minimum, you automatically do not qualify as a geek. I mean, people toss out bonus geek points if you know how to switch between QWERTY and Dvorak on the fly.
What are we, geeks, or one giant clique centered on convincing everyone else that they are worthless unless they type with one standard posture and position?
This is sickening, really. I have never learned how to type "properly." That is to say, I HAVE taken classes and even tried a couple typing tutors, but the end result has been unchanged. I still to this day type everything with two fingers.
Now, you might say, how do I get anything done with that horrible interface? You have to realize that people, even untrained, can make their bodies do exceptional things. For those of you who gaze in awe of a man who can pump out 120 wpm with his hands in perfect touch-typing position, I offer you an alternative tidbit of amazement:
I have typed this entire post to this point with my two little fingers in under 3.5 minutes.
END TEST. Three errors corrected (~99% accuracy).
Who says that there is only one "right" way to do a task?