tech – Carrying Stones

What Are We Jumping About?

When did people start calling flash drives (or thumb drives) “jump” drives. I grok flash drive because flash is the media. I get thumb drives because they’re about the size of some thumbs I’ve seen around town. But “jump?” I don’t get it.

My Wrist Used to Hurt

I had a theory that Apple’s Magic Mouse, possibly exacerbated by the Magic Trackpad, was killing me. I use the mouse at work and the trackpad at home, and the pain in my right wrist has been steadily increasing during the past several months. Three days of field tests that began with swiping a larger […]