What would you think about a computer keyboard with absolutely no markings on the keys: genius or insanity?
In My Blog from few days ago, I gave a link to a website presenting most amazing computer keyboard I've ever seen, in which every key is an active color display that can change under program control to reflect the current actions of that key!
Well, at the other end of the spectrum (pun intended) I've just been introduced to a concept called Das Keyboard. This little scamp is a pitch-black computer keyboard that has absolutely no markings on the keys whatsoever.
Insane? Perhaps not. The theory is that if you don’t have markings, you are forced to memorize the key positions to survive, with the result that before long you are typing at least 100% faster than when using the "Hunt-and-Peck" method. Also, truth to tell, it looks amazingly cool and will certainly attract comment from your friends and colleagues – I WANT ONE!
And before we go, in Yesterday's Blog I mentioned a device called the Mosquito that uses ultrasonics to disperse groups of teenagers from loitering in areas in which they are not wanted, such as store fronts. Well, I just saw a comment from someone who pointed out that one can usually achieve exactly the same effect with classical music!
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