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Daniel Messer

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Managing Mice and My Workspace

A few days ago I experienced an epiphany, one that came from chasing my damn mouse and my damn mousepad all over my desk. For some reason, the mouse pad doesn't quite stick to the table that I use for my desk and, because of…

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The Other Operating System

The tech news has been rife with stories about Windows 7 reaching its end-of-life stage, a special point in software support where support ends. Unless you have some kind of sweetheart contract with Microsoft, your Windows 7 computers will no longer receive any security updates,…

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I Live in a Children's Book

A few days ago I was talking with a lovely friend of mine about the area I inhabit. I don't quite want to say "the area I live in" because that implies my house alone, and this tale extends beyond any property lines connected to…

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Une Belle Soirée

I should tell you about the best concert ever. Now, I don't know exactly how this happened. I listen to music from every single genre I can find and there's something I like about all of them. But over the last few years, I've grown…

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The Second Office and the Third

I have a job that allows me to work remote all the time. There are benefits and consequences for that, just like anything, but I will say that working from home doesn't suck. My home office is in a loft overlooking my daugther's bedroom. Because…

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