Pair programming with multiple mouse pointers and keyboard foci

On the one hand this looks like a neat technology. On the other hand it could be more “extreme”. Cuberick: Pair programming with multiple mouse pointers and keyboard foci Sure. It removes the bottleneck of fighting for control of a single keyboard and mouse, but there is still only a single screen. So why not …

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Ubuntu Ibex key repeat problems

This is really irritating me, but I can’t find a solution so far. I use Synergy to control multiple computers from a single keyboard, but have found that Ubuntu Ibex does not completely work. Apart from the “@” symbol being translated to a capital omega (which I did find a fix for) there is still …

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Move over T9, here comes Swype

The history of human-computer interaction is littered with alternative ways to enter and manipulate text. From one-handed keyboards through defining every letter as a different stylus swirl to predictive text on a numeric keypad. Here’s another one Swype is a way of entering a whole word with a wiggle of a finger or stylus on …

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