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The Long-Awaited Eee PC Post

Asus EeePC 1000HE Nebook

Asus EeePC 1000HE Netbook

Well a few weeks ago I got an Asus EeePC 1000HE netbook off of Amazon.com.  This came after a significant amount of research, comparison, and decision-making.  I also considered netbooks from HP, Acer, and Dell, although the Dell ones did not get much consideration.  Eventually it came down to the feel of it.   I went to Best Buy and tried them all out.  The Acer didn’t match up spec-wise.  The HP just did not feel right.  The keyboard, with the keys touching each other was hard to type on, and the touchpad was horrendous.  The buttons were on either side of the pad itself and were very awkward to use.  The EeePC has a ‘chicklet’ keyboard which was easy to type on, and the touchpad worked well.  So I decided to pull the trigger on it.
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On Blogging and the Internet

 

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For my first blog post, I thought it appropriate to comment on this community that I am now entering.  The Internet today is a very different place from when I first experimented with web authoring about a decade ago.  Back then, it seemed like the only people making websites were those who were paid by a company to do so, or those that had a pretty good handle on scripting and HTML tags.  Corporate websites looked better than personal ones because they had access to more resources and better languages, but compared to today’s modern websites, they were rather boring and promised limited features.  Personal websites were hideous by today’s standards, mostly created from scratch.  For an average person to be able to create a website that was at least somewhat presentable was a feat. I’d like to think that I was one of those ‘average people’ capable of a ‘feat’.
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