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« Reply #1 on: Wed, 12 May 2010, 16:33:22 »
I'll keep that cougar in the front in mind.  She has some thick legs.


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« Reply #2 on: Wed, 12 May 2010, 16:36:48 »
Of course Woz uses Dvorak.  What does he have to do aside from perpetuate his geek street cred these days?  :)

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« Reply #3 on: Wed, 12 May 2010, 16:36:54 »
Well, somebody got in the way.


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« Reply #4 on: Wed, 12 May 2010, 16:38:26 »
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Of course Woz uses Dvorak.  What does he have to do aside from perpetuate his geek street cred these days?  :)

I bet the voice recognition on the iPhone he uses while rolling around on a Segway to Dancing with the Stars interprets Colemak.


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« Reply #5 on: Thu, 13 May 2010, 02:34:07 »
Colemak-based voice recognition...  :D
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« Reply #6 on: Thu, 13 May 2010, 06:03:16 »
Dvorak is nice!
I couldn't touch-type before I started using dvorak.

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« Reply #7 on: Thu, 13 May 2010, 11:02:57 »
How did I miss Woz on DWTS?  And where's his nixie tube watch?  That's probably the only photo in recent history of him without wearing one.
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« Reply #8 on: Thu, 13 May 2010, 11:15:19 »
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Qwerty is easier to learn.


I used qwerty for 10 years, I still don't know it. :biggrin1:

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« Reply #9 on: Thu, 13 May 2010, 11:17:38 »
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How did I miss Woz on DWTS?

He got bounced after, like, the first show.  He can't even walk, I'm not sure what made him think he could dance (except for the free pub).


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« Reply #10 on: Thu, 13 May 2010, 13:06:17 »
When I read Dvorak and Woz in the same post, I think John C, not keyboard.
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« Reply #11 on: Thu, 13 May 2010, 13:08:05 »
John C. Dvorak.  The Glenn Beck of the computer world.

It makes the title of the thread take on a whole new meaning.


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« Reply #12 on: Thu, 13 May 2010, 15:43:39 »
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He got bounced after, like, the first show.  He can't even walk, I'm not sure what made him think he could dance (except for the free pub).


He actually didn't get bounced after the first show... he got the lowest score of that episode, but remained in the competition due to viewer votes.  Woz later posted online that he felt that the vote count was not legit and suggested that the DwtS judges had lied to keep him on.  Then he was briefed on the method of judging and vote counting, and retracted what he said.  He went on to pull his hamstring and fracture his foot, continued to compete, and was finally eliminated on the March 31 episode.

Regarding what made him think he could dance, I'm guessing his previous relationship with Kathy Griffin in 2007, and his appearances on "Kathy Griffin: My Life on the D-List" had whetted his appetite for being on TV... after all, DwtS isn't about people who can dance, it's about people who are kinda famous wanting to be on TV, really.  If you want to watch a real dancing show with actual talent, I'd recommend So You Think You Can Dance?

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« Reply #13 on: Thu, 13 May 2010, 15:46:11 »
What did ch_123 say?  Oh yeah, "hook, line and sinker."