Questions about optimizing your workspace and computer setup to reduce effort and strain when using it. Questions that are not talking about the ergonomics of computer hardware are off topic.

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What is a good external trackpad for a Mac? [closed]

I am getting a laptop stand for my MacBook Pro to help with ergonomics when at my desk. Getting an external keyboard isn't a concern, but I have become accustomed to using the trackpad and gestures ...
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What is a simple, small, yet nice RSI watcher for Windows? [closed]

I would like to know a tool to enforce regular breaks from typing to avoid wrist pain. I have a preference for simplicity, unobtrusiveness (at least until break time comes), a small resource ...
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Monitor utilities

I'm a big fan of good monitor usage, but only currently use a few utilities to help me attain display nirvana across several systems and monitors. Part of this is due to not knowing what's available. ...
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What health and ergonomic factors should an all-day computer user take into account?

Many computer users don't think much about the detrimental (and beneficial?) effects of using a computer for 7+ hours per day. What should be considered when creating and sustaining a good working ...
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What's the correct monitor height for large monitors?

Conventional ergonomics guides suggest aligning the top of the monitor to where the operator looks at straight on. It seems doubtful that that still applies to today's 24" and 30" and larger ...