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Popehat is some fine company as well.
Toggle Commented Oct 29, 2012 on Technorati Top 100 Blog? at Economist's View
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A good case can be made that everyone has some degree of wheat/grain intolerance. They (and grain like things like quinola) cause leaky gut, which has a strong association with a bunch of auto immune issues. We do not seem well adapted to neolithic foods (grains, legumes, seed oils, and to a lesser extent dairy and nightshades). is a good place to start.
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I second the Kinesis Advantage mentioned above, I have one now, had one years ago, and loved both. A note on Dvorak, I put a key chart up on the wall, and taught my self to use Dvorak when I wasn't looking at the keyboard, and to use qwerty when looking at the keyboard, this kept me from being crippled on a computer that did not have a remapped keyboard. I don't think you are much faster on a Dvorak, but I think you get fewer errors, and it's easier on your hands. It needs to be updated though, it is for typing, not computers.
Toggle Commented Oct 23, 2010 on The Keyboard Cult at Coding Horror
I second the 4 Sevens lights, I just got a Quark MiNi123 in warm white (rather than the normal cool white, which is bluer, and doesn't show color as well) , which about the same size as yours, but brighter on high, dimmer on low (you can use it in a room with night adapted eyes and not blind your self), a longer run time, with a tritium dongle on it (find it if I drop it when off in the dark, only $10) from . I also have a SOG Powerlock multi tool (you can switch out blades, and the compound leverage pliers are great), a collection of flash drivers, the best of which is a OCZ Throttle 8GB (they are out of the market now though), fastest I've used by a fair bit, and some misc USB cables. Frankly, everything but my keys, money, bank card, and phone are in my bag most of the time.
Toggle Commented Aug 13, 2010 on What's On Your Utility Belt? at Coding Horror
At least the first Bryers shrink happened years ago, before the bubble burst, I remember it. We are at the zero bound, expect monantary supply related things to be very weird.
Here is what I do with my 3 1600x1200 displays. I'm a Unix sysadmin for a company that manages thousands of systems for a few dozen customers. I have my web browser (documentation) on one, monitoring program, ticket managment program, and as many as 12 terminals (and when I RDP to a windows box, I usually put it here) on the second, and chat, email, and notepad++ for notes and such on the third display. I really could use a 4th display so that I could leave the monitoring app visible all the time. So yes, 6MP, and I know how I could use 8.
Toggle Commented Apr 5, 2010 on Three Monitors For Every User at Coding Horror
According to, ati has a 6x card that will be out soon. And that will be the defaulyt on a chipset level (their customers want it for notebooks). I have 3 1600x1200 displays, and I could put a 4th to good use. I have a monitoring app that is normally hiden, but that really should be where I can see it.
Toggle Commented Apr 5, 2010 on Three Monitors For Every User at Coding Horror
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