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This lappy I'm using right now has a touch screen.
I never touch it, because:
0. It's further away than the keyboard and mouse. Why stretch?
1. Touch is less accurate, and requires more hand movement that using a mouse (I have to move the mouse 1" to move the cursor all the way across the screen; I would have to move my hand all the way across the screen).
2. I shout at people who make greasy finger-marks on my screen, and I don't want me to shout at me, because I'm too scary.
Touch screens are great for phones and tablets, but the only people who want touch-screen computers appear to be microsoft "innovators" -- even most graphic artists don't want them; it's too easy to mess up your work, with a touch screen, and it's too much hand movement.
I wanna be a eunuchs developer! Pass me a bread knife!
Except it seems blindingly obvious that everything he's doing would be way easier and more fun if the entire bloody screen was touch.
Except people would complain about that too. Personally, I think it's awesome and a good segway into making things more touch screen down the road. Now if I could just convince Outlook to save .jpg extensions on a Mac, life would be great.
We are still waiting for some rain........I think the last time I saw rain was back in the UK in July. Rainy season has started in Qatar, and think the country had the first sniff of it somewhere, but I haven't seen any yet.