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I have absolutely no use for any of that code as this is very far removed from anything I do on a day-to-day basis.
Yet this article indeed deserves all the 5-votes it can get, and it absolutely got mine. Articles that make you want to dive into and learn an unfamiliar topic the way this one does are few and far in-between.
For years... nay, decades... I've been attempting to work in a paper free environment. I didn't even realize I'd achieved this goal until my wife visited my office and made the observation. No one here has any paperwork on their desks. Everyone's desk's are clear... except mine. Subconsciously, I've replaced all the missing stacks of paper with toys. Lots of Legos, a ball puzzle, a Yoda statue, and a pair of Hulk Hands. Lego sets include Hulk Buster armor, Darth Vader, and the Apollo 11. I rotate regularly with other sets: Star Destroyer, Millennium Falcon, X-Wing Fighter, etc. I also make sure a jar of jelly beans remains stocked at all times.
I'm just curious what sort of desk toys do you guys prefer? Or do you think them a waste of time?
Hmm, let's see...looking around I see a few mounds of handwritten notes, notebooks, several 2'' thick manuals, a ups battery that needs replacing, a flashlight, bottle of Windex, sani-wipes, and a few rocks/crystals...and a red Swingline stapler.
We have a clear desk policy a work. On mind I have a light saber that I took off the kids as they we hitting each other with it, a camper van model and a ball that once it hits something it will giggle for ages.
Every day, thousands of innocent plants are killed by vegetarians.
I'm just curious what sort of desk toys do you guys prefer?
Animist jujus blessed/empowered on a dark-of-the moon's midnight at a cremation ground by defrocked monks performing secret rites.
«... thank the gods that they have made you superior to those events which they have not placed within your own control, rendered you accountable for that only which is within you own control For what, then, have they made you responsible? For that which is alone in your own power—a right use of things as they appear.» Discourses of Epictetus Book I:12
"the debugger doesn't tell me anything because this code compiles just fine" - random QA comment
"Facebook is where you tell lies to your friends. Twitter is where you tell the truth to strangers." - chriselst
"I don't drink any more... then again, I don't drink any less." - Mike Mullikins uncle
I'm right handed, but I use a left hand mouse. People try to grab it with their right hands but get completely lost when the buttons don't do what they want. Secretly, hidden among all the clutter on my desk, is another mouse they can use if I show them.