Posture and 'ergo'ness (Was: Re: Hand Pain)

Carl Youngblood carl at
Fri Sep 1 09:58:23 MDT 2006

On 8/31/06, Nicholas Leippe <nick at> wrote:
> On Thursday 31 August 2006 15:39, Charles M. Wood wrote:
> > I'm not sure I agree. When I'm intent on something, I crane my neck to
> > see/be involved whether I need to or not. I do this while reading books or
> > reading my computer screen. It has nothing to do with my ability to read
> > the screen, but rather the intensity with which I'm involved. It accounts
> > for most of my upper back and neck pain and is something I'm trying to
> > correct.
> This is the case with me.  It's not my eyes--just my focus.
> As for my monitor at our old job, it was a 21" and I ran it at 1600x1200, with
> a Matrox G400. ;)
> At my present job I have two LCD displays at 1280x1024 using xinerama.

I admit my characterization of your monitor-viewing habits was an
indulgence in dramatic hyperbole, but I do recall people were often
astounded by the high resolutions you used. :)


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