An interesting study?

Posted by me on Monday, the 29th day of October, anno domini 2007 at 4:10 PM, local time.

So, today at work, I noticed that I am often a mere fives of inches away from my laptop screen. I am pretty sure I don’t actually need to be that close (at the moment I am at least 20 inches away), but over the course of the day I just seem to get closer and closer. Eye fatigue? I don’t know. For another data point, I noticed as I walked down the aisle that I was not the only one with this curious malady.

Perhaps someone should do a study? Average distance of face from laptop screen, screen resolution, average dpi, age of participant, and whether they wear glasses (could be good to know?).

Interestingly enough, I want to get a laptop with almost twice the horizontal resolution as the ones I currently have… in only 1 extra inch of width. Good idea? Hmmm…

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  1. Adam said,

    October 30, 2007 at 10:48 pm

    You sir have a far reaching definition of ‘interesting’.

  2. me said,

    October 31, 2007 at 4:58 pm

    You sir, are an ass.

    Besides, your email the other day made a bunch of far less interesting observations than this post did!

    Adam, I appreciate you, and your input. However, I will continue to disregard your obviously incorrect data regarding what is interesting.

  3. kyle said,

    November 1, 2007 at 4:11 pm

    so… my laptop has 1920×1200 and its a .. 15.something inch widscreen i think. Anyway i thin k its really nice, but some of the text can be a bit small so i do sometimes find myself peering in.. but i really try and avoid it if i notice myself doing so….

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