Pages

Sunday, 3 February 2013

The sound of silence

I worked out what was making the high-pitched whining noise in my office - it was the old XP computer (the one that iTunes now refuses to run on, after running just fine for a year). I've got all the functions it was doing, onto a Windows 7 box that I bought so that I could run Civilisation, and the new box is nearly silent.

So the next loudest thing was my big UPS; it has a fan that is relatively loud. So I replaced that with a UPS that runs silently.

So now, the only sounds I can hear are a very quiet fan in the Win 7 box, the occasional car trundling down our little country lane, and the thing upstairs that we call "The Roarer" which is something to do with our heating system, but I never found out what. And, of course, the sound of typing on my big clicky IBM keyboard. And occasionally, someone using the Geocaching Robotic Arm.

The sound of silence.

No comments:

Post a comment