Archives for the Month of March, 2011

Selectric II

Turned on my new (to me) IBM Selectric II Correcting Typewriter tonight. Gwyn picked this up for me from a craigslist seller. Gwyn is somewhat enamored by typewriters (among other things retro) and was ecstatic when I finally picked up some typewriter ribbons for her portable typewriter she found at a thrift shop. This Selectric [...]

Time for a change. Time for a change.

I propose a change in the way our operating systems let us handle file management. I think most of us with more than a few files have been there, backing up some files, reorganizing all the digital baggage. You start a copy process, but it’s about 3 GB so you’re looking around and find another [...]