I haven't had a lot of time to post to this blog and I am wondering if this is the end of the line for it.
Well, we will see. But for now...
I am approaching 50 (in 1.5 years) and my eyes are shot (I'm very near sighted). The screen is blurry (I have transitional bi-focals, so my "clear" view is pretty marginal) and isn't going to get any better.
So, if my eyes sight starts to quickly wane (my eye doctor isn't really concerned... yet), what do I do?
While I can use magnifying glasses for my circuit work (which starting to become a thing of the past for me anyway), what about my programming and computer science stuff (i.e. my screen work)?
I'm a programmer and technologist. I can hack something together to supplement my poor vision. Even if I were to go blind (that isn't currently in the cards, but who knows), there are ways to continue to do "Computer Science".
There is technology already out there, and I can always invent what I need to aid me if my eyesight worsens.
Sometimes I forget that, with software and some gadgetry, we invent whatever we need. We are indeed sorcerers and alchemists :)