For the last month, I’ve been using two different keyboards: At home, I’m using the Ergodox-EZ split ergonomic keyboard. On the road, I’m using the new MacBook Pro with the Touch Bar. Both of them forced me to slow down and look at my hands for a while. The Ergodox EZ: Wildly Ergonomic I type a lot (and quickly), and maybe fifteen years ago, I started having wrist pains. I switched to ergonomic keyboards, and the pain disappeared pretty quickly. Thing is, most ergonomic keyboards have craptacular key feel and they don’t promote great posture. There’s a better way. I…Read
The new Apple MacBook has only one port: a single USB-C port. That’s an idiotically minimalist design, but that’s another discussion. Two things you need to buy: PlugBug The PlugBug, $35 – this pops onto your power adapter and gives you a separate USB power plug good for simultaneously charging your USB devices. It was designed for the larger MacBook power supplies, so it hangs off the edge of these smaller USB-C ones, but whatever. Still works great. USB to USB-C cable, $15 – lets you run or charge your MacBook off a USB battery charger, car charger, another laptop’s…Read
Hi. I’m Brent.
I live in California with my wife Erika. I'm on an epic life quest to have fun and make a difference.
I co-founded Brent Ozar Unlimited to help make your SQL Server go faster. I also maintain sp_Blitz® and the open source First Responder Kit repo.