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Standing desk updates

I’ve added updates to the bottom of Monday’s post, including some additional resources, answers to reader questions, some of the best reader advice, and my efforts to fix the Kangaroo hight problem.

Meanwhile, from the ergonomic Human Solution blog, famous standers in history:

A working habit he has had from the beginning, Hemingway stands when he writes. He stands in a pair of his oversized loafers on the worn skin of a lesser kudu—the typewriter and the reading board chest-high opposite him.


Apparently his anti-fatigue mat was made from Antelope hide, which I can only assume he strangled to death with his own bare hands.

My foam one, however comfortable, suddenly looks like a sissy pad.

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