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Entries about computers

May 1, 2008

Why Boring Desktops are Good

Some of us in the office are fed up with beautiful, distracting desktop backgrounds. So we’ve changed them to a medium grey: The solid grey reduces distractions and creates a nice neutral backdrop for design work. But it’s boring. So boring, it makes you want to spend less time mesmerized in front of the computer. […]

Oct 15, 2007

How to save the world by sleeping

It’s Blog Action Day and today’s post is about the environment. What’s a super-easy way to reduce energy consumption, lower your energy bill, and feel good all-over? Put your computer to sleep. For some of you, its already second nature to tuck your computers in at night. The rest of us, however, are still seduced […]