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While I've heard of the Cherry switches, I've never tried one. I have a buckling spring keyboard (Unicomp "space saver" - though it's not a small keyboard), and like typing on it. I don't really want to try out a keyboard with Cherry MX switches (clear, red, blue, black, orange pink whatever) mostly because I don't know how it will feel, and don't have a local vendor to try them out on, though not that I've looked all that hard. I do like the backlit keyboard of the CODE keyboard, though, and it does intrigue me.
Toggle Commented Aug 28, 2013 on The CODE Keyboard at Coding Horror
For those of you that yearn for a Model M replacement, look up http://pckeyboard.com/ - Unicomp is the company that bought the rights to make the OEM Model M's back in the '80s. I have one and it uses the buckling spring type keys (and a USB cord!). They also have plenty of customization available including alternate layouts for those that prefer them.
Toggle Commented Aug 28, 2013 on The CODE Keyboard at Coding Horror
I think that the second point is the one that everyone. Is missing. While it's nice to talk about how you are not using that much more space with something like flac, I have limited days on my phones data on my phone (2 gb per month currently) . Given the the cell networks current pricing scheme and business practice schemes (ie they're never going to change that cash cow) every byte I stream over my phone now becomes.precious. so as media companies move "to the cloud " (as I can't imagine them doing anything else to stay on business) that means that I won't actually be able to have the luxury of local storage. Whether you like it or not, that's where we're all headed. That makes this a valid argument.
Toggle Commented Jun 25, 2012 on The Great MP3 Bitrate Experiment at Coding Horror
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