In early version of Windows there was Keyboard Help and Mouse Help on the Help menu, and it was clear that the mouse was like training wheels on a bicycle. Then the Keyboard section disappeared and “click” became “just click.” How soothing.

When I’m on a Zoom call and I have to do a screen share (I hate screen share), the others complain: “please to be using mouse so we to are can be seeing what you are am doing.” I have a simple answer.


With the Vimium extension I don’t even need a mouse in Chrome. At work I used to put it behind my monitor and the cord pinned down to keep it there; it was glorious watching how helpless others were trying to use my machine.

American Software Developer living in Vietnam. Classical musician (guitar, woodwinds), weightlifter, multilingual, misanthrope • XY

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