This is the first part of a series of related posts I’ve decided to write about what technology I use in my daily life. Along the way, I will discuss the choices I’ve made and why I’ve done so.
Part 1 is where I’ll talk about the physical devices in my life. The rest of this series will be:
- Part 2—Services
- Part 3—Tools (macOS)
- Part 4—Tools (iOS)
- Part 5—Tools (Android)
OK, that’s a spoiler alert up-front; I’m a cross-platform person. 🙂 More on that later.Continue reading
I recently did an audit of what spare USB and other cables I had. It turned out I had a lot of extra cables, most of them for items that I’d disposed of years ago (to recycling, of course.) In the end, I kept one of each cable that matched one I’m currently using with a peripheral attached to my computer, and took the rest down to the local recycling centre.
The worst part of all that excess? I was terrible at putting cables back into the box where they were supposed to go, so they ended up in odd corners getting in the way.
It dawned on me the other day that it is coming up for 30 years since I first got online.
Needless to say, the world was a lot different back then!Continue reading