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    02:05 – Developer Environments 02:40 – Standing desks

    • Health benefits
    • Physical fitness

    04:51 – Exercise balls

    • Keeps core engaged
    • Prevents slouching

    06:29 – Uses for a Mac Pro

    • Telepresence machine
    • Main development machine

    08:40 – Multiple monitors 11:25 – Background noise

    • Podcasts
    • Music

    15:42 – General noise 17:43 – Working from different environments

    • Restaurants
    • Coffee shops
    • Libraries

    22:02 – Knowing what works for you and adapting your environment 23:18 – Office environments versus home environments 25:35 – Desks: cluttered/uncluttered 29:08 – Ergonomics

    35:46 – Software and programs that contribute to productivity

    41:08 – Light

    • Fluorescent lighting
    • Ambient lighting
    • Programming outside
    • Matte/Glossy displays
    • Screen brightness & keyboard backlighting

    48:50 – Contrast/color themes

    52:35 – Programming in Windows 55:37 – Mac vs Linux Why Linux: Avdi Grimm MacPorts Homebrew 01:07:28 – Pomodoro Technique

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