Richard Baker, Professor at Salford University, has recently completed a book “Measuring walking – a practical guide to clinical gait analysis”. He has kindly accepted to respond to my questions. What is “Gait Analysis”? @RichardBakerUS: Gait analysis is quite simply measuring walking. The term can be applied very widely. At one end of the spectrum it can refer […]
Benoit Pereira da Silva spends his working day walking. He isn’t a mountain guide, nor is he a waiter in a café. He’s a computer programmer. Normally that is the kind of work that is done while nailed to a seat for hours, eyes fixed on a screen, hands hovering above a keyboard with an […]
“I haven’t sat down in a chair to work for 12 months now. I am a programmer. I work in a rural area, in the Cevennes Mountains the south of France.” That’s how Benoit Pereira da Silva (@bpereiradasilva) introduces himself, with a quiet air of self-assurance, on the stage at Lift France. His title is […]
To celebrate the holiday of all walking workers! (Note that May 1 is the official Labor Day in France)
I’m currently provisioning parts to build a fast prototype of the portable desk. I’ll use open beam kits from makerbeam.eu (270€ = 370$) to build the frame. I will adapt a parade drum harness (75 € = 103 $) I will proceed to basic manual pilot testing using a low cost mini drone Hubsan X4 H107D (145€ = 200$)
In march 2014 i ve been walking 456 km (284 miles) / 3661 km ( 2274 miles) since 2013 July the 25th. on my walking station.
2222 km : 2222 km is the distance I traveled while programming on my treadmill, between August 1 and December 31, 2013. 2222 km is more than 3.7 million steps at an average length of 60 cm and speed of 3 km/h. How many bugs is that? The following account attempts to answer this short, […]
We’re trying to walk in tandem. With my 13 years old son, Nino, we’re going to attempt to prove if it’s possible to practice ambulatory pair programming.