Category Archives: workspace

MEGADESK! The Big B’log Web Log Pt. 5 (Exciting™? Conclusion!)

By | October 1, 2017

I’m happy to report megadesk is complete! Comprised of #megacart and Ergotron desk, megadesk is the cumulative solution to all my workspace aspirations! The Ergotron Workfit-D needs only minimal description as its awesomeness should be readily apparent to all. The desktop is made of what I assume is adamantium in an elegant faux birch appointment.… Read More »

#TBT When I Tried to get by with an Adjustable Laptop Cart.

By | September 28, 2017

It didn’t work. Adjustable laptop carts don’t work. Hence, #megadesk. Reprinted here for your approval: By now you’ve surely heard about the health benefits of standing at your desk. But standing desks can be cost prohibitive. Can you get away with an adjustable laptop cart? Pictured in my perennially referenced Nickel City Pixels Workspace II… Read More »

#MEGADESKKKK! The Big B’log Web Log Pt. 3

By | September 27, 2017

The Ergotron desk saga begins! In comparison to #megacart’s requirements, the desk portion of #megadesk’s requirements were decidedly sparse. It needed to: Change and maintain suitable elevations, ie, be sit-stand Be pneumatic or pneumatic-like; no pin and post, crank, or motor schemes These requisites narrow the field quite quickly. In short, the desk needed to:… Read More »

#MEGADESKKKK! The Big B’log Web Log Pt. 2

By | September 26, 2017

#Megadesk is to be comprised of #megacart and a desk not yet mega. Building #megadesk proved folly, but by searching “utility cart” instead of “computer cart,” I was able to find some things somewhat promising. And at prices far less than it would cost to build my own. Revisiting the #megacart specifications, it needs to:… Read More »

#MEGADESKKKK! The Big B’log Web Log Pt. 1

By | September 25, 2017

The #megadesk saga begins with the construction of #megacart, a computer cart. Typically construction with a #mega or ultra prefix ends with a lesson in humility and human folly. The tales involve engineers whose hubris brought them too close to the proverbial sun, whose mechanical colossi crumbled with every step. Like the #megatower of Babel,… Read More »