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Last post Author Topic: Show us your (physical) desktop  (Read 72250 times)

jgpaiva

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Re: Show us your (physical) desktop
« Reply #125 on: July 10, 2008, 01:33:39 PM »
LoL 40hz! That's a cool video!

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Re: Show us your (physical) desktop
« Reply #126 on: July 11, 2008, 01:53:39 AM »
I have 2 nvidia graphics cards, each with 2 DVI connectors.  I think its one GT8600 and one GT8800, all four running at 1600x1200 (no SLI or other special connection).

So, why the powerful video cards if not for gaming?

Most places will let you get a replacement monitor if there are more than 10 dead pixels. I'd look into it and get them replaced if possible!


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Re: Show us your (physical) desktop
« Reply #127 on: July 12, 2008, 03:24:46 AM »
Here's mine....


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Re: Show us your (physical) desktop
« Reply #128 on: July 13, 2008, 03:09:23 PM »

Here's a great idea. Sometimes the best therapy is to get busy! Check out the following for a "terrific" DIY home office project:

http://ca.youtube.co.../watch?v=xP3xiLKJ9_4

I watch the Red Green Show every week - they got the new series going a while ago and it is just as funny and... "educational" as ever. Be right back, gotta go put out the fire...

 ;D

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Re: Show us your (physical) desktop
« Reply #129 on: July 15, 2008, 06:58:11 PM »
So how many of you actually had to clean off your desk before you took the picture?  I don't know of too many techs in my area that are actually neat.   :D

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Re: Show us your (physical) desktop
« Reply #130 on: July 16, 2008, 02:35:26 AM »
OK - I'll play too (no tidying ... well if I had this image would be really worrying!):

IMG_1510.jpg

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Re: Show us your (physical) desktop
« Reply #131 on: July 16, 2008, 03:04:38 AM »
Ok, here's mine...

desktop.jpgShow us your (physical) desktop

Lots of crap... and this is on a good day.  I know some of you cleaned up before taking your pictures.  There is no way that many geeks are that clean.
« Last Edit: July 16, 2008, 03:13:29 AM by cthorpe »

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Re: Show us your (physical) desktop
« Reply #132 on: July 16, 2008, 05:10:34 AM »
OK - I'll play too (no tidying ... well if I had this image would be really worrying!):

well Carol, that's tidy in my books ;)
have a look here -

aP7169826cropM.jpgShow us your (physical) desktop

overflowing with old bank statements in the overexposed part
I can even say relatively tidy, (thanks Carl ;D :Thmbsup:)
Tom

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Re: Show us your (physical) desktop
« Reply #133 on: July 16, 2008, 05:27:19 AM »
Ah but you can't see the heap of cables and crap hidden by the pile of books obscuring my scanner!

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Re: Show us your (physical) desktop
« Reply #134 on: July 16, 2008, 05:31:03 AM »
Ah but you can't see the heap of cables and crap hidden by the pile of books obscuring my scanner!

ah, I see - and you didnt even have to use photoshop :D
Tom

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Re: Show us your (physical) desktop
« Reply #135 on: July 16, 2008, 05:42:20 AM »
I had already posted my desktop at my home, but I'm now on exams, thus I'm at my parents'.
So, here's how my desk at my parents' looks.
IMG_0058.JPGShow us your (physical) desktop

Notice that on the left there's more pink stuff and marker pens, because that's my sister's side at MY desk, she's been there for the past couple weeks, to study for her exams and easily ask for my help. My half goes up to the "distributed systems:concepts and design" book, which was the book I studied for yesterday's exam (which went pretty well :D) and I'll be packing somewhere soon ;)
Also interesting is that neither one of the laptops is the one I posted on the previous picture, since that one is now with Acer (and has been for the past 3 weeks) for the third time to replace the hdd with a new one (they keep sending it back with used disks, which I easily break in less than one week).

PS: You have a great taste for:) in computer mice, Carl! ;)

PS2: I thought you might like to see what's outside those 2 windows, so I posted a quick panorama view (courtesy of hugin!), attached to this post.
« Last Edit: July 16, 2008, 06:35:22 AM by jgpaiva »

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Re: Show us your (physical) desktop
« Reply #136 on: July 16, 2008, 05:49:57 AM »
PS: You have a great taste for computer mice, Carl! ;)
Taste for or taste in? :P

Pretty huge pic there, jgpaiva - I had to download and rescale it to get a decent overview :)
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Re: Show us your (physical) desktop
« Reply #137 on: July 16, 2008, 05:58:41 AM »
It's really fun to see all the desktops! Each one has a different personality.
I do think though that we are going to have to start a new thread entitled "How to clean up your work space in 10 easy steps"..

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Re: Show us your (physical) desktop
« Reply #138 on: July 16, 2008, 06:39:18 AM »
I do think though that we are going to have to start a new thread entitled "How to clean up your work space in 10 easy steps"..
;D But I think it's safer not to allow Carl and 40hz to post on that thread, or they might teach bad examples!

PS: updated my post above. f0dder: doh!  :-[

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Re: Show us your (physical) desktop
« Reply #139 on: July 16, 2008, 08:00:03 AM »
I do think though that we are going to have to start a new thread entitled "How to clean up your work space in 10 easy steps"..

I could tell you how in 2 steps:

1. purchase a rubbermaid storage bin
2. put all the crap in the bin

Now, if/when you can't find something, check the bin.

As time goes on, the stuff you need most and have used recently, will be near the top, and all the old useless stuff will sink to the bottom.

For fun, clean out the bin, to the bottom, every 10 years. It will be like opening up a time capsule.  :D

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Re: Show us your (physical) desktop
« Reply #140 on: July 16, 2008, 10:12:27 AM »
I do think though that we are going to have to start a new thread entitled "How to clean up your work space in 10 easy steps"..
;D But I think it's safer not to allow Carl and 40hz to post on that thread, or they might teach bad examples!

PS: updated my post above. f0dder: doh! 

I usually just toss a match every few months and hope for the best.

P.S. To jgpaiva: Too Late!    ;)
« Last Edit: July 16, 2008, 10:20:52 AM by 40hz »

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Re: Show us your (physical) desktop
« Reply #141 on: July 16, 2008, 10:31:46 AM »


Too many wires.

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Re: Show us your (physical) desktop
« Reply #142 on: July 16, 2008, 10:32:22 AM »
I do think though that we are going to have to start a new thread entitled "How to clean up your work space in 10 easy steps"..

Another take:

 1) Buy a desk with a few big drawers
 2) Put the computer in the desk
 3) Put the crap in the drawers

Works good for me :)

Hahaha, cool desk allen!

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Re: Show us your (physical) desktop
« Reply #143 on: July 16, 2008, 03:54:14 PM »
Here's my desk

CranDesk.jpgShow us your (physical) desktop

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Re: Show us your (physical) desktop
« Reply #144 on: July 16, 2008, 04:03:05 PM »
1) Buy a desk with a few big drawers
 2) Put the computer in the desk
 3) Put the crap in the drawers

here's a man with drawers ...
Here's my desk
 (see attachment in previous post)
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Re: Show us your (physical) desktop
« Reply #145 on: July 16, 2008, 05:28:52 PM »
Anyone who is that tidy must be on medication ...

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Re: Show us your (physical) desktop
« Reply #146 on: July 16, 2008, 06:24:29 PM »
So I'm a slob.  But I'm a nice slob. :-*

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Re: Show us your (physical) desktop
« Reply #147 on: July 16, 2008, 07:22:08 PM »
Anyone who is that tidy must be on medication ...
I do keep taking the tablets... but Wacom makes me give 'em back   :o


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Re: Show us your (physical) desktop
« Reply #148 on: July 16, 2008, 08:30:24 PM »
Anyone who is that tidy must be on medication ...
I do keep taking the tablets... but Wacom makes me give 'em back   :o



But you licked the batteries from all those pens first didn't you?   ;)

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Re: Show us your (physical) desktop
« Reply #149 on: July 16, 2008, 08:56:06 PM »
Anyone who is that tidy must be on medication ...
I do keep taking the tablets... but Wacom makes me give 'em back   :o



But you licked the batteries from all those pens first didn't you?   ;)

Yeah, but I could afford to, they don't charge much.