I had to get the map custom edited because the standard version has the Apple logo obscuring the Middle East and North Africa, which since I want it so I can use my computer as a visual aid when explained where Carnegie Mellon’s other undergraduate campus is, was useless. But the seller was incredibly communicative and fixed it for me.
Speaking of Etsy, I helped run their information session two weeks ago and got to take this photo:
Some companies bring massive billboards announcing their presence for info sessions: Etsy brought a technicolored octopus in a tutu. One of my friends was representing Etsy, so when I tweeted this photo he grabbed it (thank goodness for Creative Commons licensing), added a caption, and included it in their presentation:
The last change I made to my lady computer was adding Arabic to her keyboard. I usually just use Apple’s keyboard viewer for when I need to type in Arabic, but having the letters on the keys will help me:
- Learn to touch-type in Arabic faster,
- Help me keep thinking in Arabic even when I’m not doing homework or class,
- Hopefully start some conversations with fellow Arabic-speakers randomly.
“A man hasn’t got a corner on virtue just because his shoes are shined.”–Anne Petry