Okay, the title makes the post sound dramatic, but it’s a bit of misdirection. Really, what I’m talking about is the standing desk phenomenon that’s been getting some attention lately. Given how much of my day is spent sitting hunched over staring at a computer screen, I decided to throw caution to the winds and give it a shot. Mind you, I didn’t feel like spending a bunch of money on the project – and my office space comes complete with a desk heavy enough to withstand your basic nuclear strike – so I decided to get on my feet on the cheap. A trip to IKEA last night and $30 later (and with the help of the guys in the shop downstairs who operate those awesome power tools), here’s what I’ve come up with:
Standing for science..