If you are like me then you own a computer and other electronic devices, many people across the world fall into this camp. If you are reading this blog, chance are you’re one of us. Being a technology user you probably know what a blight tangled wires can be in your workspace. This blog will give you some quick tips to help with that.
As an aside, I love the anime Lain, it is something I watch whenever I feel like the real world is starting to drop away into fiction and blend in with the digital world. I would say it comforts me, but if anything it is quite the opposite; Lain offers us a mirror of our own world’s future, a possibility of where we are going. Enough on that, back to tangled cords.
1. If you have extra length in a cord bundle it up. Why have excess hanging all over the place if you don’t need it?
2. Try to hide your bundles of excess cord under or behind your computer desk to keep them out of the way and protected.
3. Use the clips from bread-bags to sort your cords. I did not create this one, I merely TumblrdUpon it, but I certainly advocate its use and use it myself to keep things organized. With my set up (pictured below) I color coded my clips, preventing any need to label them. Blue is my monitor because a monitor plug is generally blue. Green is for sound because generally your sound cable is tipped green. Yellow for my clock for no particular reason (alarm clock = yellow like the sun when waking up?). The large white one is from a potato sack and is used for my laptop power cord because the others wouldn’t fit on it.