Sitting up to 14 hours a day as a software developer, I recognize the impact of getting older. My back hurts :-)

So it was time to upgrade my working place:

The Secret Lab chair is the best chair I ever bought. I had expensive ones before like the Hag Capisco
https://www.my-hag.de/shop/capisco/hag-capisco-sattelsitz-kopfstuetze.html

But nothing came close to the Secret Lab, as well it works for those larger people or those with some overweight
https://secretlab.eu/de/collections/titan-xl-series

The next point is a table with the electric height adjustment. I got some recommendations for IKEA, but if you google you find horrible product reviews…


Working remote for quite a while, I was always bugged by poor audio and video quality.

First, let’s start with your camera equipment. Most notebooks have a camera and mike embedded, but the quality is poor.

For the first upgrade, you need a better web camera. We use mainstream USB devices, as I don't want to break the 2000 Euro barrier for the whole setup.

The Elgato Facecam is the camera of my choice; it costs around 200 Euro.
https://www.elgato.com/de/facecam

The FaceCam has no embedded microphone and comes with a USB-C to USB-A cable. Do not use this cable, buy…

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