The Boston Diaries

The ongoing saga of a programmer who doesn't live in Boston, nor does he even like Boston, but yet named his weblog/journal “The Boston Diaries.”

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Monday, October 16, 2006

“And this is why I use these keyboards …”

This video tests the myth that a Model M keyboard can be used to kill a man and you can still type on it afterwards.

Model M vs Zenith Bull—Keyboard Carnage

While the proper designation is the Model M keyboard, I know them as the “IBM PS/2 keyboard” and it's the only keyboard I use on my computers.

And yes, they are very tough.

About the only keyboard tougher than the IBM PS/2 keyboard is the original IBM PC 84-key keyboard—forget the high impact plastic, this keyboard was made of metal!

But alas, you can't use those on modern machines, so the next best thing are the PS/2 keyboards.

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