In my years as an IT professional, one of the things that has always grossed me out are filth infested keyboards and mice. I've often sat at someone's desk who needs IT assistance only to find that their keyboard looks like Thanksgiving Dinner gone wrong. Not only does their keyboard indicate that they eat at their desk, you would think they were using their keyboard as a serving dish. Giant bread crumbs, potato chips, unidentified scum, layers of grey film, hairs (from who knows where), and even a tooth have all been found in keyboards. This article, explains the health risks of having a petri dish for a keyboard. Next time think twice about using your keyboard to pick you teeth, brush your hair, or pick your nose. In the mean time read more.
Posted by Matt Laufer at 11:04 PM