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My Quantified Self project to transform "seat time" from harmful to healthful.

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My HealthESeat Project
Motivation:
Make “Seat Time” Less Harmful, More Healthful
Show-and-Tell Session
QS PDX
April 11, 2017
Mark Leavitt
mark@markleavitt.com
Introducing Me, Circa 2007
• Too much sitting at desk
using my computer
• Not enough exercise
• No mindfulness practice
Treadmill Desk as Solution?
• Good exercise, but…
• Motion-induced eye strain
• Accurate mousing difficult
• Noisy
• Awkward start/stop
• Space, power, cost
HealthESeat:
(Might as Well Start Out Comfortable)
Strip It Down
Add Sensors and Microcontroller
Rebuild Arms with Split Keyboard
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HealthESeat Project - turning seat time from harmful to healthful

Editor's Notes

  1. The split keyboard turned out to be even more comfortable for my wrists and hands than a conventional keyboard, and I type just as fast.