2005.10.10

Making things harder

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Looks like Canon has some juicy rebates starting on the 15th, which may seal the deal. I was just saying in comments that I’ve been leaning towards the Digital Rebel XT, mostly because my hands are a bit too small to deal with anything else — especially those Nikon grips, which are monstrous! Also, tiny is good.

Speaking of size, I’m in a bit of a quandary with the new phone. I mean, I love what it can do — love being able to text message and read blogs and check traffic on it. I’m getting frighteningly good at Bejeweled (195,000 and counting). But small it’s not, so it’s hard for li’l superficial me to bring myself to love. I have this frightening vision of convergence five years from now, when I have a computer as small as a paperback and a phone the same size, neither of which is a good story for usability. On the bright side, they’re probably just one device.

I am the future, she said, and I claim your wrists and eyes as tribute.

I take comfort that those of us with small hands will survive, I guess…


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