Philip Roth wrote at a standing desk for most of his career. Here's an
outdated look at his
I don't have a standing desk, but I use this
I have it set up to go off every fifteen minutes for a thirty second break.
I usually standup, look out the window, and take a sip of water.
On Thu, Feb 7, 2013 at 12:32 PM, Nate Hill <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> My team of four is currently designing/building/recycling together our
> office space on the 4th floor in Chattanooga- a raw 14,000 sq ft open
> space. We have plenty of old desks to use, and on our first iteration we
> are each giving ourselves a personal sitting desk, but we will have
> stations for shared standing desks/workbenches. Something about standing
> makes me want to make physical stuff rather than just digital stuff. I'm
> really curious to see how it all works. Happy to report back.
> On Thu, Feb 7, 2013 at 12:26 PM, Bohyun Kim <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> > I use a bookcase in my office as a standup desk (photo below in the link)
> > but it is really a matter of willpower I think. I get tired when I try
> > do concentrated work while standing and my experience is that I cannot
> > standing and working at the same time more than 15 min even if I try hard
> > although this may depend on each person. =) Even with the alarm I often
> > ignore it and don't stand up. Then everything is in vain. Something to
> > think about before investing in a new piece of furniture.
> > http://www.bohyunkim.net/blog/archives/2407
> > Cheers,
> > Bohyun
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Code for Libraries [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of
> > Mark Pernotto
> > Sent: Thursday, February 07, 2013 12:09 PM
> > To: [log in to unmask]
> > Subject: [CODE4LIB] Stand Up Desks
> > Despite my best efforts of sitting up straight, getting an ergonomic
> > chair, making sure my desk is a proper height (I'm a tall guy, so my desk
> > is 'modified' to reflect this), and I make sure I stand up and at least
> > stretch every 30 minutes (or so), my back still bothers me some days.
> > I saw a Wired article a few months back hailing the benefits of stand up
> > desks (http://www.wired.com/wiredscience/2012/10/mf-standing-desk/), and
> > also found an article in NY Times (
> > )
> > and wondered if there were any other developers/list members who used
> > In my mind, I'm trading one problem for another, and I'm not sure I want
> > to be standing up all day long. On the other hand, my back is killing me
> > today.
> > Suggestions?
> > Mark
> Nate Hill
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