[vcf-midatlantic] Unscientific informal keyboard poll...

Evan Koblentz evan at vcfed.org
Sun Feb 4 15:10:47 EST 2018


>
> ​eh-hem,
> in the proverbial query of paleotechnology,
> of which came first,
> the Tackball​ came first
> the Mouse came much after
> so technically the Mouse is an upside Trackball ;)

Very good!

I've said many times (and maybe wrote in my book -- I forget!) that 
mobile computing (clay tablets, abacus, quipu, etc.) came before 
non-mobile computing, so we should be calling mobile computers just 
regular computers, and we should be calling regular computers non-mobile 
computers. :)



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