Didn’t mean to send an email? Be prepared!

At the time of this writing, it is 48 hours after the fallout of Gmail’s botched April Fools’ Day prank. In case you haven’t heard of it, Gmail basically introduced a joke button, the “Mic Drop.” Upon hitting that button, Gmail would cleverly attach a microphone drop GIF to your email, like the one below: Little did they know that …


Resources and tips for learning the Dvorak layout

About three weeks ago, I started learning the Dvorak Simplified Keyboard layout. Among its benefits are that the layout helps typists type faster while reducing repetitive strain injury as compared to the now-ubiquitous QWERTY layout. The first time I tried the layout, I averaged a torturously slow 8 words per minute, and that was with heavy guessing. Now, I am writing …