Author: Jake Bauer <email@example.com>
Date: Wed, 10 May 2023 09:32:16 -0400
Change around some wording a little after publishing the blog post, because it do be like that
1 file changed, 8 insertions(+), 8 deletions(-)
diff --git a/content/blog/computers-as-workspaces.md b/content/blog/computers-as-workspaces.md
@@ -7,7 +7,7 @@ Summary: Using different computers as different physical workspaces.
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-I came across a page on [Dave Gauer's site](http://ratfactor.com), about
+I came across a page on [Dave Gauer's site](http://ratfactor.com) about
how he treats different computers as [different physical
along with Josh Ginter's post on [keeping a separate creativity
@@ -39,7 +39,7 @@ that mental block to become less of a force compared to the need to get
the task done, and it's not a very comfortable or enjoyable process as
-On the other hand, my laptop, despite it's smaller screen and more
+On the other hand, my laptop, despite its smaller screen and more
compact package, doesn't seem to cause me the same level of fatigue.
Even when working at the same desk and sitting in the same chair I've
found myself much more able to dive into long-form tasks and stay
@@ -59,16 +59,16 @@ couldn't bring myself to get back into long-form work on what is
ostensibly my "entertainment device".
So, there seems to be something to this idea. That, much like having
-some kind of clear separation between physical "work" and "play"
-environments leads to being better able to keep the two separate with
-both mental health and focus benefits, I've found the same to be true
-when it comes to using different computers for different purposes, even
-when the actual physical environment around me doesn't change.
+a separation between physical "work" and "play" environments leads to
+being better able to keep the two separate with both mental health and
+focus benefits, the same seems to be true when it comes to using
+different computers for different purposes, even when the actual
+physical environment around me doesn't change.
Plus, setting up those different computers with different environments
optimized—or at the very least tuned—for some particular set of tasks
makes it easier to concentrate and stay focused on those tasks when in
-that environment, and provides even more of a separation between
+that environment and provides even more of a separation between
a computer that is used for play and one that is used for work.
As Gauer mentions, this idea might seem a bit extravagant and wasteful,