This is a review of the Kinesis Advantage2 keyboard. In this article I’m going to tell you why spending $350 on a keyboard based on a 25-year-old design may be one of the best improvements you’ll ever make to your work environment.
A few people have asked me how I feel about my Hybrid Kangaroo Desk. The short version is that I love it. The slightly longer version: so, I’d known I wanted an adjustable standing desk for quite some time. I’d experimented with a makeshift standing desk and liked it, but found it too inflexible for […]
This was originally a reply to an email, but I thought since I get this question from time to time I’d publish it here as well. Why use WordPress to blog, when there are much more “hacker-friendly” blogging tools out there, such as Octopress? I use WordPress, in large part, because I don’t know PHP. […]
Back in September I made the assertion that every programmer should be familiar with an editor that can record keyboard macros, even if it’s not the only editor they use. The other day I recorded a little video demonstrating why ad-hoc keyboard macros are so great. It’s not a feature you need every day, but when […]
How often have you heard and/or told this story? Right before the project started I’d seen some blog posts about Tool X and I really wanted to give it a try. So I talked the other developers into using Tool X. At first it went really well, but we kept on running into problems with […]