Here's how to begin using the mouse:
- Rest the heel of your hand on the table in front of the mouse.
- Place your thumb on one side and your ring and little finger on the other side.
- Use those fingers and your thumb to move the mouse around on the mouse pad.
- Move the mouse until the cursor is positioned on the underlined number one below.
Recently at work we whiled away a coffee break discussing the controversy over writing famous people’s obituaries in advance. While we were having the discussion Anna Nicole Smith came up. Not her name; nobody could remember her name. We were totally stumped. We knew she had passed away shortly after her son, but that’s all we could remember.
Eventually someone went to Google and typed:
that woman who died after her son died
… and Anna Nicole Smith in a CNN story was the second result, and had her Wikipedia page on the first page of results.
I was rather surprised. After all, I do a lot of talking about how people should get as specific as possible. And while the query above presents a couple of facts, it was very generic.
בהמשך, אלן לווין דיווח על הנסיון המוצלח שלו למצוא פאב מסויים בקנדה, למרות שהוא איית את המילה "ויקטוריה" לגמרי לא נכון.
ולבסוף, קראתי תקציר של הרצאה של ביל גייטס באוניברסיטה של קרניגי-מלון. שם דווח ש:
In five years, Microsoft expects more Internet searches to be done through speech than through typing on a keyboard, Gates told about 1,200 students and faculty members Thursday at Carnegie Mellon University.
אבל אם לא נצטרך ללמד תלמידים להקליק על עכבר או לערוך חיפוש, מה כן נלמד אותם?