[Chicago] trying to find old post on wrist therapy for RSI

Daniel Peters danieltpeters at gmail.com
Thu Feb 28 20:55:18 CET 2013


turning up the sensitivity on my trackpad  is an awesome idea. Thanks for
that.

On Thu, Feb 28, 2013 at 1:23 PM, Amber Doctor <amberdoctor at gmail.com> wrote:

> Consider a track ball instead of a mouse.  Since my father was an
> electronics engineer and had problems, I grew up using one.  I was at a
> position for a while where I only had access to a mouse and I noticed that
> it was harder on my wrist.  For me logitech makes a great wireless one with
> a thumb ball but you might stop by a best buy to see if a thumb scroll or a
> center ball is better for you.  It'll take a little bit to get used to it
> but it might be worth it.
>
> Also see about turning up the sensitivity on your control tool (mouse or
> track ball) so that small motions move the cursor further.
>
>
>
> On Thu, Feb 28, 2013 at 12:39 PM, Daniel Peters <danieltpeters at gmail.com>wrote:
>
>> Coding by voice would be *amazing.  *Thanks everybody, I tried the
>> exercises from the first link I've set a timer to force me to take off time
>> every hour on the hour.  Very, very much appreciated.
>>
>>
>> On Thu, Feb 28, 2013 at 9:01 AM, sheila miguez <shekay at pobox.com> wrote:
>>
>>> On Wed, Feb 27, 2013 at 9:21 PM, Daniel Peters <danieltpeters at gmail.com>
>>> wrote:
>>> > if anyone could dredge it up.....?  Or simply re-comment? I tried
>>> searching
>>> > through my archive but can't seem to find it......
>>>
>>> this came up in another mailing list recently, and here's a recap of
>>> the discussion re books, hardware, software, and an upcoming talk at
>>> pycon where you could possibly get advice on using voice for coding
>>>
>>>
>>> http://www.amazon.com/Its-Carpal-Tunnel-Syndrome-Professionals/dp/0965510999/
>>>
>>> http://www.amazon.com/Conquering-Carpal-Syndrome-Repetitive-Injuries/dp/1572240393
>>>
>>> http://www.amazon.com/Trigger-Point-Therapy-Workbook-Self-Treatment/dp/1572243759
>>>
>>> http://www.workrave.org/
>>> http://tech.inhelsinki.nl/antirsi/
>>>
>>> hardware
>>> http://www.kinesis-ergo.com/advantage.htm
>>> http://www.datahand.com/
>>> http://www.logitech.com/en-hk/product/156?crid=8
>>>
>>> dictation stuff
>>>
>>> http://www.nuance.com/for-individuals/by-product/dragon-for-mac/dragon-dictate/index.htm
>>> http://tech.groups.yahoo.com/group/VoiceCoder/ community
>>>
>>>
>>> Using Python to Code by Voice
>>> @tavisrudd kk
>>> https://us.pycon.org/2013/schedule/presentation/43/
>>>
>>> [...] Two years ago I developed a case of Emacs Pinkie (RSI) so severe
>>> my hands went numb and I could no longer type or work. Desperate, I
>>> tried voice recognition. At first programming with it was painfully
>>> slow but, as I couldn’t type, I persevered. After several months of
>>> vocab tweaking and duct-tape coding in Python and Emacs Lisp, I had a
>>> system that enabled me to code faster and more efficiently by voice
>>> than I ever had by hand. [...]
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
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