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How do you deal with pain from typing too much? [closed]

This is probably not the right place for this question, but I figure it is a board visited by thousands of programmers, and I am a programmer, and it is related, so I would try anyway. This is not a ...
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What's the best way to set up the distance and height of a triple monitor system [closed]

I am fortunate that my employer provides a triple monitor setup. However, I'm wondering if the greater degree of head turning and the closeness of the monitors is leading to some postural pain. Is ...
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Can we compare programming languages ergonomically? [on hold]

For instance, would Python be a more ergonomic programming language since it doesn't force you to make curly braces which requires the AltGr key. Also Python usually requires less code to achieve the ...
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What equipment do you use to avoid wrist pain? [closed]

I've recently been trying to improve the ergonomics of my workspace, and as a part of that I'm looking into how I can improve the hardware I use. Do you use a standard keyboard, a shaped one, or a ...
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Are keyboard layouts inherently flawed for programmers? [on hold]

Lately I've been noticing my keyboard usage more and more and how it affects my productivity. It brought to mind a question/problem that I believe has not been truly solved in the programming ...
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How much control can I expect to have over my work environment?

Currently I'm a student, but I'm about to go look for a job next semester, and I'm a bit worried that the jobs I'll get will have me stuck with a table that is too high, screen that is too low, and a ...