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Treadmill desk (part 6, hopefully the final summary)

I think I’ve got the treadmill desk sorted out finally (see all posts in this series). Here are the parts you will need for a cheap treadmill desk: Treadmill (duh!). They all say you should buy an expensive treadmill, and … Continue reading

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Treadmill desk (part 5)

Quick stats. At 1.3 km/h (0.8 mph), each hour: I burn 100 calories (according to the probably-inaccurate treadmill meter) I walk 3000 steps (according to pedometer) I walk 0.8 miles (obviously …) I’m now doing around 6 hours per day. … Continue reading

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Treadmill desk (part 4)

I’ve learned a lot about RFI this past couple of days … The treadmill radiates RFI through the power cable, back into the power socket, and from there through the entire house’s ring main. Ring mains, a UK peculiarity invented … Continue reading

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Treadmill desk (part 3)

Here’s a fun thing (not). I noticed today that the DSL connection was pretty rough, constantly reconnecting. It turns out after a lot of: run downstairs, check wires, DSL is OK, run back upstairs, still OK, start the treadmill and … Continue reading

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Treadmill desk (part 2)

Finally a crappy photo of my treadmill desk: Because of network problems, I didn’t manage to start using it until today. The layout is fine (laptop is actually on a pile of books not shown in the photo, in order … Continue reading

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Treadmill desk

Like a lot of programmers I spend far too much time hunched in an unnatural position in front of a computer, so I’ve had the idea for a long time of constructing a treadmill desk. It’s the time of new … Continue reading

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Garden office

As some readers might know, I work from home, and have worked from home for about 12 years. However I’ve never had a proper dedicated office, just a corner of a second bedroom or a bit of space on a … Continue reading

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Times stats

This blog gets about 500-1000 readers visiting each post, or about 0.5% – 1% of the readership of the Times of London website. Readers will be glad to know that I won’t need to charge £1 a day as my … Continue reading

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