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[ale] [OT] high visibility keyboards on sale at big lots
Jim Kinney <jim.kinney at gmail.com> wrote:
>On Tue, Apr 2, 2013 at 4:41 PM, Alex Carver
><agcarver+ale at acarver.net>wrote:
>> On 4/2/2013 13:28, Ron Frazier (ALE) wrote:
>>> I can touch type, but you still have to find the home keys,
>>> if the room lighting is somewhat dim. Sometimes, when I'm at the pc
>>> briefly, I have only a light on the other side of the room on
>>> the computer monitors. The brilliant planners for the house put the
>>> light switch on the far side of the room from where the door is.
>>> If I'm spending any period of time at the keyboard, I turn all the
>>> lights on.
>> You don't need the lights to find the home keys. :) All modern
>> have raised index marks on the F and J keys (unless you're Apple and
>> it's the D and K keys for whatever crazy reason).
>> my index bumps are worn such that I can't feel them on my work
>Apple uses D & K keys so you can always use your middle fingers to
>> As for your wall switch placement, get one of these (many similar
>> from different brands) (watch out for the line wrap):
>I want pocket doors that open with the original Star Trek "Shoosh"
Shouldn't be too hard to hook up a proximity sensor and a speaker and a door actuator to a raspberry pi. Then you'd have it.
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>James P. Kinney III
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