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Maxim 6. If violence wasn’t your last resort, you failed to resort to enough of it.
Did you ever see history portrayed as an old man with a wise brow and pulseless heart, weighing all things in the balance of reason?
Is not rather the genius of history like an eternal, imploring maiden, full of fire, with a burning heart and flaming soul, humanly warm and humanly beautiful?
Training a telescope on one’s own belly button will only reveal lint. You like that? You go right on staring at it. I prefer looking at galaxies.
-- Sarah Hoyt
hear the thoughts of anyone who has a pair specifically for coding in bad office environments
I got the Bose specifically for this sort of environment. 1st month I blew my data usage on the phone using Jango I was wearing them so much. They are excellent. 2nd month I stocked the phone with my own music.
The Bose seem to eliminate about 90% of the office chatter without requiring really loud rock to drown it out.
Never underestimate the power of human stupidity
This may be a crazy suggestion depending on your office environment, but maybe you could ask your company to pay for them. If they are genuinely increasing your productivity (distractions, mental health), it's probably an investment that would pay for itself quickly.
I've been using the Bose QuietComfort 20i Acoustic Noise Cancelling Headphones for the last 6 months for the same reason. Better noise canceling than the over ear QC15s I use at home, in-ear so they aren't obtrusive, very comfortable even after wearing for hours at a time, the battery lasts a long time and I think the sound is great. I hesitated because of the price but I've been very happy with the quality and service from Bose. An added bonus is that they stay in my ears very well when I'm working out or working in the yard. T
You don't want to be wearing them when the car door closes! The way the headphones work with the sudden pressure increase is rather unpleasant!
I have been trying to book a day off, since I got in at 08:30. First ask Boss reply fine just stick it through MyHR web system. Oh the pain and horror, I tend to use Chrome, the web page won't work properly in Chrome, Firefox, Edge or any web explorer apart from Internet Explorer. In the last wave of PC's we lost IE due to security flaws and went to Win 10. Tried to download Internet Exploder and all Heck was unleashed as I am trying to use Unsafe software...