Designing the Nerd Cave–Going Online

     I spend 8 hours a day sitting at a desk in front of a computer in a dingy, windowless, government office.  The absolute last thing I want to do when I get home is sit at a desk in front of a computer.  Unfortunately, the busy life of a renaissance nerd means I need to have a PC handy.  The obvious choice was to get a laptop and that’s what I ended up doing.

     I’ve never been a huge fan of laptops.  The few times I’ve played with them in the past, I found them to be clunky and I absolutely hated touch pads.   After some research,  I went with a Sony Vaio, getting a nice deal on Amazon.  Adding a Logitech wireless mouse took care of my aversion to touch pads.

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