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Disinfect Your Keyboard

Keyboards, particularly those shared by multiple people, harbor huge quantities of bacteria. If you want to reduce the chances of picking up your co-worker's cold, you can disinfect your keyboard with disinfecting wipes. To avoid damage to the keyboard, be sure to:

  • Unplug the keyboard before disinfecting it.
  • Squeeze out any excess liquids from the cloth to avoid liquid dripping into the keyboard.
  • Don't let any liquid from the wipe sit for long periods of time on the keyboard.
  • Don't scrub the keyboard, just lightly wipe down. Rubbing too hard leaves behind more lint.
  • Avoid cleansing cloths that contain bleach.

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The jargon-speak of the week comes in the postscript of a mass mailing from Kate Mitchell, Vice President of Oracle Corporation, about an Oracle seminar. "Implementing an enterprise-wide rightsizing strategy is on the top of everyone's IS agenda - so please register for this seminar today." I'd better run out and get an IS agenda so I can put an enterprise-wide rightsizing strategy on it to keep it from blowing away. I wonder if anyone uses personal-size wrongsizing strategies instead? I'll bet that's what happens if you use FileMaker Pro 2.0 on a Mac 512K.

 

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