After Oracle acquired BEA they soon took down the dev2dev site. Much of the content moved to the Oracle Technology Network but not the blogs.
I wrote a few posts on my dev2dev blog and for what its worth I’m moving them here. The next few posts will be from my dev2dev blog.
The treadmill workstation is in the news again. Over at CNN there is a story about the weight loss benefits of walking while working.
The thing that caught my eye is this “The researchers said their desk costs approximately $1,600.”. There was no mention of where you could buy one but 1,600 seems a bit pricey to me – unless it includes the treadmill then its a steal.
Ever since I read the NY times article “The Lean and the Restless” (about a year and a half ago now) the idea to replace my desk and chair with a treadmill workstation has been in the back of my mind. The idea seems to be catching on although not main stream yet. There were a number of reports about making a commercially available treadmill workstation. I haven’t seen them in stores yet and I’m not sure we will anytime soon. Some people are calling these things treadputers – I hope this name doesn’t catch on!
I wanted to pass on my experience with creating a treadmill workstation.
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