After several years of nursing along an old MacBook, I gave in an bought a new MacBook Pro. This machine is an absolute workhorse and I’ve yet to see the fans kick in. Oh yeah, and if you are considering an upgrade, the 16” is totally worth the extra money.
Ortholinear split keyboards are the way to go. While $450 looks like a lot on paper, it’s a small price for something that can save your wrist health and improve your productivity. After all, if you are using your keyboard for 8+ hours a day, shouldn’t it be good?
Not being a gamer, having a fancy mouse seemed like something I wouldn’t do, but I decied to try it to improve ergonimics and efficency, and now there is no turning back. This mouse has by far the greatest scroll wheel I’ve ever used.
I used to be a VS Code fanboy, but after using Vim motions for over a year, I switched to Neovim. Not the best tool for beginners, but if you are like me and enjoy spending hours tweaking and improving your Neovim configuration, it’s a great tool.
Not long into my career, I found that blue light was not great when starring at a computer for long periods of time. While there are built-in night modes on Mac, I find the customization of Flux hard to beat.
Since I began my transition to Vim, I started to become a terminal junkie. Taskwarrior is an impressive CLI that let’s you manage your todo list entirely from the command line with tons of powerful features.