Tag Archives: mouse

Brainstorm – the world’s smartest mouse

An evening pause: You might say this a variation on a Rube Goldberg device, except that instead of gravity running the show it is a mouse.

Hat tip Phill Oltmann.

Readers: I am always looking for tips for my evening pauses. If you see a video you think might fit, make a comment here mentioning that you have something, but don’t post the link. I will email you to get it from you.


The death of the double click

The death of the double click.

The story includes some nice history behind the invention of the GUI.

Interestingly, I could probably count on one hand the times I have double-clicked on a computer, since I rarely use the mouse at all. Instead, I have found it is far faster to use the keyboard to access commands, files, programs, etc.