I have had a rather bizarre issue over the last few weeks.
In my home office I have air conditioning. Sadly the window for the "auto" mode is too wide for my liking so I set to cooling in summer and heating in winter. Annoyingly, as I have blogged before, some times it is heating in morning and cooling in evening, which is not ideal.
Over the last few weeks, some days, it has been warm in here. It is just me, a Mac, and a linux box heating the place, but even so it has got to evening and started to be 22C or 23C so I have set to cooling.
If I set to cool last thing in evening then in the morning it has been cold. Though today, it was 19.5C with no heating all night which is crazy. But last week it was down to 13C.
I noticed an odd effect. My keyboard!
It would not work in the morning, and over a period of a couple of weeks I confirmed it was actually temperature related!
Below around 17C the space bar would not work. Get down to 13C and you are losing a few more like the 8 and 5 keys.
I don't know what to say?! It makes no sense. I literally had to wait for the room to warm up before it started working?!
Even with that craziness, we are at the winter solstice just a few hours ago (about 25 I think) and I am switching my air conditioning to cool. WTF?
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